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Carol Galloway

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Most HISD Trustees Say Give the Money Back to the Schools Now

    Disagreements about money and how to spend it.​A majority of Houston ISD trustees meeting Monday afternoon said they want $18.5 million -- the amount of money they initially overcut from their budget -- to go back to the district's schools this fall with no restrictions on how principals shoul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Terry Grier: He Flips, He Dips, He Does a 180 on Test Scores

    Terry Grier on the high dive​In a startling reversal of previous statements and his own avowed philosophies, Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier today released a statement that he will recommend to the school board that teachers not be evaluated by their students' test scores this next scho ... More >>

  • News

    February 17, 2011

    Casualties of War

    Parents who bought into the TAKS hype dealt blow at HISD meeting.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    HISD Renews CEP, Few Questions Asked

    Approved​Houston school board  trustees voted 6-1Thursday to renew HISD's contract with Community Education Partners. The roughly $14 million contract with the Nashville-based alternative schooling program for at-risk students had received harsh criticism from the League of United Latin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Terry Grier Can't Find A Workable Alternative to CEP

    Photo by Margaret DowningCEP survives another day, even under Grier​There will be trims. There will be millions of dollars in savings. There will be new initiatives and new monitoring, but the bottom line is: Community Education Partners will continue to operate its two alternative schools in Hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Carnegie Vanguard May Finally (And Happily) Move To A New Home

    Photo by Margaret Downing​Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier says he loves working with "prickly parents" because they care about their children and want what's best for them.Perhaps that's why he and the HISD administrative team are finally on the brink of landing a new home for Carnagie Vang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Millions & Millions On School Improvements Getting Voted On Today: You Getting Any?

    Photo courtesy HISD​The Houston school board plans to vote later today on $121.5 million in school improvements over and above the projects approved in the 2007 bond election.Because each of the nine trustee districts has exactly the same amount of overcrowding/undercrowding and facilities in need ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    All in the NAACP Family

    A husband-and-wife team sparks controversy

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Overdose

    Dr. Shelley's new operating room reveals the worst and best of a City Council under term limits

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Split Ticket

    District C's ex file: Then it got personal…

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    Roundabout Revenge

    Councilwoman Carol Galloway lands the finishing blow in a old grudge match

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    Atlantis Sinks Again!

    Fishy deals for Fire Station No. 1

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    The Insider

    Political Goodfellows Editor: Gabe and Gary get new toys; Lee and Mario cry in their stockings

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    District ZZZZs Triumph

    Hordes of city candidates block-walk, while voters sleepwalk

  • News

    February 25, 1999
  • News

    December 31, 1998
  • News

    December 3, 1998

    Shaping the Council to Come

    Time to pull out those election wish lists

  • News

    May 21, 1998

    (Pay)checks and (Im)balances

    Fat starting salaries! Hefty raises! HISD says its administrators deserve them.

  • News

    July 7, 1994

    Anatomy of an Intervention

    HISD has a plan for reforming problem schools. But when it reached Bastian Elementary, not everything went smoothly.

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