Good, Bad and Ugly

Over-Sized Luggage, HISD Closures & Suburbanizing The Heights: The Good The Bad & The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week here in Houston. Some good, some bad, some ugly. That’s why we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Houston news each week. Today’s panel includes the Houston Chronicle’s Kyrie O’Conner, Mocha Dad blogger Fred Goodall, and area […]

Houston Matters

Three Schools Removed from HISD Closure Proposal

Posted on · On Wednesday, the Houston Independent School District announced three of the five schools they'd proposed closing would, in fact, not be closed. Nathaniel Q. Henderson Elementary School, Port Houston Elementary School, and Fleming Middle School were removed from consideration by HISD Board President Juliet Stipeche. Houston Public Media News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee updates […]

Houston Matters

Proposal to Close HISD Schools Draws Public Opposition

Posted on · The Houston Independent School District board met Thursday to hear public comments and share some of their own thoughts on the proposed closure or repurposing of five school campuses at the end of this school year. The meeting followed community meetings held last Monday at three of the schools. Houston Public Media's Education Reporter Laura […]