Spring Branch ISD Board Meeting

Education News

‘Come and take it:’ Spring Branch ISD trustees vote against making recapture payment to state

Posted on · The West Houston school district, which has paid more than $200 million during the last three years as part of a statewide wealth redistribution program for Texas public schools, is taking a stand against it. But the state will ultimately be able to receive the required payment for the 2023-24 school year, according to a local education expert.

James and the Giant Peach Cast

Arts & Culture

Houston-area schools scrap field trips to see ‘James and the Giant Peach’ over concerns about cross-gender casting at Main Street Theater

Posted on · Schools from Spring Branch ISD, along with local religious schools, are among those to cancel planned visits to watch theatrical performances of the famed children's story.

School Buses

Houston Matters

An Exit Interview With Outgoing Spring Branch Superintendent

Posted on · The Spring Branch Independent School District is preparing for a new superintendent and has picked a sole finalist for the job. It marks a major change. For the last 10 years, Superintendent Duncan Klussmann has led the district on the west side of Harris County and its 35,000 students. He announced his retirement late last […]

Houston Matters

What Happens When a Married Couple Gives Up Their Jobs and Become Teachers?

Posted on · What happens when a husband and wife give up their separate careers and become teachers in the same school district? One Houston couple did just that. In the latest installment of the series “Inside the Classroom,” Houston’ Public Media’s education reporter, Laura Isensee, brings us the story of Ryan and Christina Beeler. Ryan gave up […]