Attucks Middle School

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    HISD's Apollo 20 Dealing With Some Outbound Personnel

    Changes at Terry Grier's signature turn-around program​In today's Examiner newpapers, editor Charlotte Aguilar breaks the news that Jeremy Beard, the school improvement officer assigned to oversee the turnaround project for the district's low-performing schools, is leaving Houston ISD. Instea ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    HISD Lesson for Today: Tutoring Works, Now What Do We Do?

    Margaret DowningTerry Grier stays on TAKS. ​It was a masterful performance. At the start of his press conference Thursday in which he announced gains in math and science student test scores, Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier announced that "We're not going to talk about accountability rat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Grier Calls 1st TAKS Tests for Apollo "Progress, Not Victory"

    Spinning the TAKS results​Superintendent Terry Grier released Houston ISD's first-round state test scores for fifth and eighth graders on Thursday, acknowledging at the start of the press conference that the results for middle school students in the Apollo 20 pilot project were of the most int ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2009

    Not So Happily Ever After

    Shundrekia Edwards desperately wants a little help to get her out of where she is now.

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Go Have Your Advice About A New HISD Superintendent Ignored

    The Houston school district has released its scheduled of community meetings where you can go and have your advice ignored about who should replace Abe Saavedra.No, no, no -- of course your input will not be ignored. It will be included in a lengthy report put together by the search team. And as lon ... More >>

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    May 1, 2003
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    January 17, 2002

    Trip Out

    Did an old feud foil a plan to treat HISD kids to Lord of the Rings?

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Affairs of the Cart

    Motorized mayhem: Rice wrestles with a crime wave of small-time rustlers

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    January 1, 1998
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    August 21, 1997

    What Went Wrong at the Rice School?

    The Rice School/La Escuela Rice was a much-touted experiment by HISDand Rice University. So far, the results haven't been encouraging.