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Survey Says: HISD Doing a Good Job

Posted on · Results of a new survey show a marked improvement in public perception of the Houston Independent School District. The overall opinion among parents and the general public has risen significantly since the time the last survey was conducted. Pat Hernandez has more.

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HISD Could See Potential Names This Week

Posted on · Houston School District board members should later this week get their first look at a long list of potential candidates to replace the departing Dr. Abe Saavedra. He plans to step down as superintendent at the end of august. As Jack Williams reports, one national superintendent recruitment expert says the Houston job should attract a lot of very qualified candidates.

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HISD Superintendent Leaves August 31

Posted on · HISD Superintendent Abe Saavedra will resign on August 31st. Months back he announced his plans to retire by the spring of 2010, but school board officials now say he'll vacate the position near the start of this school year. They hope to have a new superintendent in place by that time. Laurie Johnson reports.

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Superintendent Search Starts in Community

Posted on · HISD needs a new superintendent and wants to hear from parents and teachers in the district on what kind of person they should be looking for. As Laurie Johnson reports, district board members will hold a series of public forums to seek input.