Posted on · Voters served by Katy ISD west of Houston and Conroe ISD north of the city approved some bond measures but not all that were proposed. A few other school districts in the region had bond packages denied entirely.
Posted on · The fund was established earlier this year and will reward $175,000 to more than 20 graduating seniors.
Posted on · The Houston private school is cancelling campuswide public parties through spring break. And the Night of Decadence event featuring scantily clad students is being placed on probation, meaning it will operate at significantly reduced capacity next year and with enhanced safety protocols.
Posted on · Students from two junior high schools and two high schools will be re-zoned next year to new schools scheduled to open in the fall.
Posted on · More than two dozen students required on-site medical treatment at Saturday night's underwear-themed party, held annually at the private university in Houston.
Posted on · Wednesday night’s development comes after months of fierce infighting between GOP lawmakers — and with less than a week left in the current special session. Lawmakers only have until Tuesday, Nov. 7 to send legislation to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk.
Posted on · 38 percent of rural voters support vouchers for low-income parents, compared to 52 percent of city voters, according to the survey.
Posted on · Fourteen state constitutional amendments are on the ballot for the upcoming election. Proposition 2 seeks to lessen the impact of childcare deserts in the state.
Posted on · Abbott's announcement Tuesday suggests a renewed effort to divert public funds to private schools. Phelan’s office stopped short of calling it an agreement, saying the Republican speaker “looks forward to having robust discussions on school funding, teacher pay, and other critical issues with his House colleagues."
Posted on · Annie Garcia has been a vocal critic of the Texas Education Agency's takeover of HISD. She says there are ways to ensure to get the TEA out of HISD as quickly as possible.
Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott and other supporters of private school vouchers are struggling to make headway in the Texas House, where many lawmakers remain skeptical of a program that would give tax dollars to private and homeschool students.
Posted on · Advocates are worried the Harlem Prison Farm cemetery could be located on the site of a new school planned for Richmond’s Harvest Green community.
Posted on · The endorsement comes amid a sweeping trend of high-profile politicians and large, well-funded political action committees, or PACs, becoming involved in small, local elections.
Posted on · A protest was called for Friday afternoon at HISD headquarters, where hundreds of teachers, other district employees and stakeholders were expected to participate. Could a teachers' strike be coming?
Posted on · Trustees for the Houston-area school district voted unanimously Monday to revoke their previous decisions to acquire two 1-acre properties, one of which has been Travis Upchurch's home of 46 years, through eminent domain.