Margaret Downing is the editor-in-chief who oversees the Houston Press newsroom and its print and online publications. She frequently writes on a wide range of subjects.
4 days ago | Stage
Sad news today indeed. Kim Tobin-Lehl and Philip Lehl, the co-founders of 4th Wall Theatre Company and its predecessor Stark Naked Theatre Company will be closing up shop in December. They will continue with their September production of Disgraced...
4 days ago | Education
Backed by a cohort of Houston ISD principals who were able to get their schools off the state’s Improvement Required list, superintendent Richard Carranza headed up a press conference Tuesday, assuring the media and staff members that this kind of...
8 days ago
9 days ago | Education
While Superintendent Richard Carranza spoke to the urgency of the Houston ISD turning around the ten chronically underperforming schools targeted by the Texas Education Agency for closure or takeover, the expected fireworks never really materializ...
10 days ago | Education
Houston ISD headquarters bore more than a passing resemblance to a city under siege Wednesday. People and video cameras were pouring into the Hattie Mae White administration building on W. 18th Street. An emergency press conference had been called...
14 days ago