Teachers have mixed feelings about Houston ISD reforms under Mike Miles, from ‘I hate it’ to ‘Just support it’

Posted on · Houston public school students start class on Monday, when the sweeping reforms enacted by state-appointed superintendent Mike Miles will be put to the test. Their teachers are already at work, learning the ins and outs of the so-called “New Education System” — and many of them are critical of the changes. 

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Houston ISD requires remaining human resources staffers work overtime and weekends, without pay, one week after layoffs

Posted on · After the district eliminated 82 positions from its Human Resources department, the remaining workers have been told to work overtime and to be available on weekends. State-appointed Superintendent Mike Miles is pushing to close teacher vacancies with the start of classes one month away.