Posted on · On Monday's show: Some school districts in the region are growing while others are shrinking. We learn how districts handle both.
Posted on · On Monday's show: The latest on a program for special needs students at T.H. Rogers School. HISD announced last week it was pausing plans to relocate students who utilized the program.
Posted on · Just days before Houston ISD begins its new school year, one parent spoke with Houston Public Media about concerns he has for his child on the autism spectrum.
Posted on · What happened to Evan Johnson triggered a state investigation, exposing what some call a loophole in how state administrators keep an eye on some special needs students in Harris County.
Posted on · The resolution addresses three major concerns for HISD; student performance, inclusion in regular classrooms, and including parents and guardians as partners when educating students with special needs.
Posted on · The Harris County Department of Education recently hired Darlene Breaux as its new director of special populations for their teaching and learning center. “Special populations” is a term that covers a range of different needs students have. It can be kids for whom English is a second language, children with dyslexia, those who are gifted […]
Posted on · Eddie Goldsberry is a CPA and Beth Owens works with personal trusts at Bank of Texas. What do they both have in common? Well, they’ve tailored their practices to help families with special-needs children. They aim to help families find the right products, services and legal help to facilitate long-term financial planning– something they say […]
Posted on · Each year, the nonprofit organization Children at Risk publishes a report ranking public schools in Greater Houston and across Texas. Their goal: to identify which schools are succeeding, and which are struggling as a way to encourage parents, teachers and the community at large to discuss ways to improve public education. The 2016 report is […]
Posted on · One major way is with teams of teachers and therapists who collaborate.
Posted on · A northwest Houston YMCA offers a sports program designed for children with special needs. Tomorrow, they're unveiling a new wheelchair-friendly sports complex.
Posted on · The Langham Creek Family YMCA is building a wheelchair-accessible sports complex.
Posted on · We have a complex relationship, at times, with what books we use, and how we use them, in public education here in Texas.Â We have been at the center of controversy over the language and information presented in Texas classroom textbooks, most notably, back in 2009, new standards were created to include critical statements about […]