Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · On Friday's show: The new head of the state's largest school district discusses issues affecting students, educators, and parents and answers your questions.
Posted on · The board selected Christie Whitbeck, who is currently the head of Bryan ISD, for the role. She previously served as Fort Bend ISD's deputy superintendent.
Posted on · Houston ISD returns Monday with a mask mandate and some virtual instruction, though it will only serve a few thousand of the district's nearly 200,000 students.
Posted on · House says the district will weigh a mask mandate, which would put the state's largest district at odds with an order from Gov. Greg Abbott. The superintendent joins us to discuss that and other issues facing HISD.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: The ideal qualities HISD's next superintendent should possess, and with the closing of the River Oaks Theatre how can Houston better preserve its treasured cultural institutions?
Posted on · Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan has led HISD's 280 schools since the spring of 2018, weathering natural disasters, a potential state takeover and the pandemic during that time.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Distance learning opportunities at Fort Bend ISD, a rodeo vendor on his lost income, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and Woodlands-based R&B musician Judy Cheeks.
Posted on · The directive was sent to HISD on Monday and said all activities related to finding a new superintendent must stop until the Texas Education Agency "has completed its special accreditation investigation."
Posted on · The HISD board is expected to vote on suspending the search at its next regular meeting on Feb. 14.
Posted on · The Houston Independent School District is searching for a permanent leader, since the last superintendent, Richard Carranza, left abruptly almost a year ago.
Posted on · The school district is hosting a series of community meetings to get input on its search for a permanent leader.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We preview tonight's HISD board meeting and learn what community members want in their next superintendent. We examine why so few minorities are head coaches. And we learn about a spacewalk that went awry.
Posted on · The same search firm -- Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates -- that found the last superintendent will conduct a similar process.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The former president of USA Gymnastics has been arrested in relation to an indictment in Texas. Then, Crosby ISD's superintendent discusses his district's financial woes. Plus, we learn how Houston can cope with projected population growth. And Markus Zusak talks about his novel, Bridge of Clay.