Posted on · The shooting was reported around 11:45 a.m. Friday, according to the Houston Police Department.
Posted on · As power outages continue, many K-12 schools, colleges and universities have announced closures through the end of the week.
Posted on · Studies show that when students of color have at least one teacher of their own race or cultural background, they perform better.
Posted on · It makes Houston the first city in Texas to have a common application for charter schools
Posted on · The Houston region is already home to almost 40 charter schools with more than 50,000 students, according to the Texas Education Agency.
Posted on · Some charter school networks here in Houston, such as KIPP and YES Prep, have extended class time in their academic models.
Posted on · The federal money will help open new schools in Houston and Memphis.
Posted on · The charter network says students need more than academic skills to finish.
Posted on · Usually, traditional public schools and charter schools find themselves at odds. But increasingly here in Houston, public schools and charters call each other partners, even friends. Now one of those partnerships is getting money from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to expand.
Posted on · There is no set standard for teaching students too young to remember the events of 9/11. More than 300 students from three private schools use it as a day of service at the Houston Food Bank.
Posted on · A Houston charter school that works to get low-income kids into college has won a national honor.
Posted on · The top ten college degrees by highest starting salaries are science, technology, engineering and math-related. But only twenty percent of engineering graduates are women. Some Houston middle school girls are being exposed to the possibility of science careers through a unique corporate partnership, as Ed Mayberry reports.
Posted on · Today was senior signing day for a number of high school students. They announced which colleges they'll be attending and signed a letter of intent, but unlike most signing ceremonies, this one had nothing to do with sports. Bill Stamps has the story.
Posted on · YES Prep is growing. It is the only charter school system in Houston to earn ratings of exemplary or recognized by the Texas Education Agency in every year of operation. It now plans to build more campuses to serve more students. Pat Hernandez has the story.