Houston Federation of Teachers office

HISD

On its 50th anniversary, the Houston teachers’ union is growing — and fighting back against Mike Miles’ reforms

Posted on · The Houston Federation of Teachers celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. But after the Texas Education Agency replaced district leadership, and the new superintendent unveiled a sweeping reform program, what would usually be a year of celebration has turned into months of protests. 

Spring Branch ISD Administrative Building

Education News

Spring Branch ISD closing two elementary schools, cancelling charter school partnership

Posted on · More than 2,100 students will be impacted by the shuttering of two campuses and charter school programs at three other schools in the West Houston district, which is cutting costs in anticipation of a $35 million budget shortfall for the 2024-25 school year. Spring Branch ISD leaders say Texas officials are to blame for not providing more funding for public schools.