Posted on · The halftime performance during Saturday's football game against Texas Southern University put a Houston spin on the "Austin Powers" film series.
Posted on · Houston residents and stakeholders can meet the nine-member board of managers and provide feedback on its goals for the 2023-24 school year at 10 in-person events and one virtual session.
Posted on · The lawsuit, filed against state-appointed superintendent Mike Miles and the HISD board of managers, claims district and campus stakeholders were not properly consulted before a new teacher evaluation system was adopted. A judge's ruling Thursday means the new criteria cannot be implemented at least until the next court hearing on Sept. 11.
Posted on · The lawsuit, filed Wednesday by the Houston Federation of Teachers, seeks an injunction and claims HISD leaders violated state law by not consulting districtwide and campus-level decision-making committees before adopting new evaluation criteria.
Posted on · The largest public school districts in Greater Houston are keeping kids inside or limiting their outdoor exposure as the region continues to cope with hot summer weather.
Posted on · The week-long training for teachers across Houston ISD got off to a rocky start, with crowded rooms prompting a fire marshal visit. On Wednesday, TEA-appointed superintendent Mike Miles starred in a musical about himself.
Posted on · The Houston ISD Board of Managers met Thursday night to discuss potential policies that, if approved, would increase state-appointed superintendent Mike Miles’ power. Critics argue the changes would give him a “blank check.”
Posted on · Mike Miles, appointed by the Texas Education Agency in June, wants the agency to grant a waiver allowing the district to hire uncertified teachers. The Houston ISD board of managers, also appointed by the agency, will consider that request as well as a push to give Miles expanded power Thursday night.
Posted on · At least 28 campuses in HISD are eliminating librarians and media specialists while converting their libraries into spaces that will be used to discipline misbehaving students, among other uses.
Posted on · The cuts, which include 672 layoffs, represent a workforce reduction of more than 20 percent to HISD's administrative staff.
Posted on · Two of the reassigned principals had recently asked for their campuses to be included in the New Education System devised by new HISD superintendent Mike Miles, who was appointed June 1 by state education officials.
Posted on · Mike Miles said last Friday that HISD is eliminating between 500 and 600 positions in its chief academic office, a staff reduction of about 30 percent. More cuts are being made in other departments.
Posted on · The arrest of Jeremy Eugene, a 30-year-old teacher from the Houston area, occurred as community members expressed opposition to limited seating in HISD's main boardroom.
Posted on · Houston ISD parents, including some who hadn’t attended previous protests, are organizing against sweeping reforms to 29 schools. State-appointed superintendent Mike Miles announced eight community meetings to discuss the changes from late June through the end of July.
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