Paula Harris Is New HISD Board President
As expected, Paula Harris has been elected the new president of the Houston school district's board of directors.
The unanimous vote came early in a meeting that's still going on.
Harris, who works in the oil industry, replaces Greg Meyers, who stepped down from the position after a one-year term, as is customary in HISD.
Here's the rest of the lineup as voted on today:
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Mens Basketball
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Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 10AM-6PM
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Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 10AM-3PM
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Rice Owls Men's Baseball vs. Pepperdine Waves Men's Baseball
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Manuel Rodriguez, vice president Anna Eastman, second vice president Carol Mims Galloway, secretary Mike Lunceford, assistant secretary
"I'm very honored that my colleagues have entrusted me with this huge responsibility," Harris said. "Our goal is to meet the needs of every child, family and community in the Houston area. We'll continue working tirelessly to put together strategic plans to bring our schools to an even higher level."
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