E.O. Smith

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    HISD Test Scores Arrive With a Big But

    Let the spin begin​The news that Houston ISD's number of exemplary schools dropped from 101 in 2010 to 59 in 2011, according to the Texas Education Agency's figures just released at 1 p.m. today, could only add more fuel to the fire of critics who are certain Superintendent Terry Grier is dest ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Terry Grier Ready to Whack H.P. Carter

    Carter will be closed​It was only a month ago that Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier brought up the issue of H.P. Carter Career Center, the school housing just 54 students that costs at least $2.86 million to run. Well, that won't be for a whole lot longer, apparently. One of the budget item ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    The $700K Gap At H. P. Carter In HISD

    Carter Career Center: An impressive-looking building​There's a three-story school in Houston ISD, named H.P. Carter Career Center, that houses just 54 students and costs $2.86 million a year to run, Superintendent Terry Grier said at a board workshop meeting this morning. Break it down and that' ... More >>

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Perilous Paths

    A severed foot revives the fight over safe train crossings for schoolkids

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    February 25, 1999

    The Fix Is In

    Are educators cheating on TAAS? Is anyone going to stop them?

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    June 8, 1995
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    February 9, 1995
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    January 19, 1995

    The Curriculum Question

    Businessman John Privett thought he had a solution to the problems of some of Houston's troubled schools. The parents wanted to try it. The teachers wanted to try it. But HISD administrators said no.