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 · Superintendent Miles said some dual language programming can continue within the bounds of the NES schedule.
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 · HISD principals have until Monday to confirm whether they'll join Superintendent Miles' New Education System.
Posted on · Williams Middle School is not an NES campus, but its staff is in favor of adopting some of the measures and becoming “NES-aligned.”
Posted on · More than two dozen campuses face significant changes. With two months until the start of the school year, state-appointed superintendent Mike Miles is engaging directly with families for the first time.
Posted on · The budget will include spending $8.7 million on expanding leadership density and $19.7 million on implementing the NES program at 29 schools, where teachers will be paid an average of over $80,000 per year, in addition to a $10,000 stipend.
Posted on · Attendees can register for the event and submit questions for Superintendent Mike Miles and his team ahead of each meeting.
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.
Posted on · Many reform-minded community members believe the New Education System is a step towards better student outcomes. Critics argue the changes will impose a uniform education model on low-income communities across Houston who had no say in its formation, while leaving affluent communities untouched.
Posted on · House served as HISD's superintendent from 2021 until last week, when he was replaced by Mike Miles as part of a long-planned takeover of the district by the Texas Education Agency.
Posted on · The newly-appointed leader of the largest school district in Texas shares his plans and ideas for enacting systemic change.
Posted on · "If you want buy-in then you need to include everyone in the process, and that's not happening."
Posted on · State-appointed leaders for the largest district in Texas were sworn in during the early morning at Houston ISD headquarters without public notice or access. Some community advocates are worried about the new superintendent, Mike Miles, who promised sweeping reforms in an interview with Houston Public Media.