Posted on · The cuts, which include 672 layoffs, represent a workforce reduction of more than 20 percent to HISD's administrative staff.
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.
Posted on · Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.
Posted on · Attendees began questioning the absence of the man who will be choosing the board, TEA Commissioner Mike Morath. “Where is Mike Morath?” shouted one audience member.
Posted on · Houston Matters discusses the Texas Education Agency's confirmed takeover of the Houston Independent School District.
Posted on · The judge said the governor's order impedes children with disabilities from the benefits of public schools’ programs, services and activities, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Posted on · The U.S. Department of Education announced the inquiry days after the Texas Education Agency quietly updated its guidance to say school districts can’t require masks.
Posted on · Disability Rights Texas had asked the court to issue a temporary restraining order to allow schools to require masks ahead of a trial date in October.
Posted on · The pandemic has upended school as most kids and teachers know it in Texas. But one part of the school year could proceed as normal: standardized testing, also known as STAAR.
Posted on · The request comes nearly three years after the feds slammed Texas for failing to provide services to all children with disabilities.
Posted on · After 22 weeks, the virus is still surging in the Greater Houston region.
Posted on · The rise of COVID-19 cases in Texas led the state's education commissioner to allow school districts to keep classes online through their first eight weeks, if they choose — a big chunk of the school year.
Posted on · Abbott notified lawmakers of the plan during a conference call Thursday.
Posted on · With legal challenges pending, TEA Commissioner Mike Morath provides an update on the potential state takeover of the HISD board.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How contract disputes like the one between Memorial Hermann and Cigna might affect you, TEA Commissioner Mike Morath updates us on the potential takeover of the HISD board, we learn about some popular scams to avoid, and we get an update on Houston sports.