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  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    HISD Wants $1.89 Billion To Rebuild, Renovate Schools

    The Houston Independent School District's Board of Trustees is considering asking voters for a $1.89 billion bond issue that would rebuild or renovate 42 schools. The board must decide by August whether to place the item on the November 6 ballot. If voters approve the bond package, HISD would "most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Best Texas High Schools: Dallas Edges Houston 4-3 in Top Ten Picks

    Three Houston schools made the list of top ten Texas high schools put out by U.S. News & World Report, which was good but not good enough to top Dallas, which had four. HISD schools making the list were Carnegie Vanguard (ranked third), DeBakey H.S. for the Health Professions (fourth) and YES Prep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    HISD Cancels After-School Activities Due to Rain, Flooding

    The Houston Independent School District has cancelled all after-school events Wednesday due to heavy rain and flooding that has struck the area today. Administrators will decide at a later date whether to reschedule specific activities. An HISD release states: HISD schools will conduct dismissal a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    HISD's (Last?) Big Performance Bonus: $42 Million

    Bonus time at HISD​The Houston school district will hand out more than $42 million in performance bonuses tomorrow, in what may be the last big-time gasp of the district's ASPIRE program for a while. HISD says 1,82816,527 employees earned bonuses ranging from $100 to $15,530 as part of the $4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Brad Davis Leads Dynamo Over Chivas USA; Man U Coming To Town

    Photo courtesy Houston DynamoNothing like a little Chivas to chase away the blues​Nothing cures a bad loss for the Houston Dynamo like a meeting with Chivas USA. Saturday the Dynamo scored two early goals to beat the Goats 2-0 at the Home Depot Center in SoCal. In the fourth minute of the match, B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    HISD Gets Six High Schools On A National Magazine's "Best" List

    ​US News & World Report has put out its list of best high schools in the nation, and HISD is (deservedly) crowing that six of its schools have been named.(Should we mention that it took three tries for the HISD news office to get it right? No, that would be a cheap shot.) (Oops.)And the USNWRe ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    120 HISD Schools To Open Tuesday -- UPDATED

    The Houston school district has announced that 120 schools will be open for students on Tuesday. Other schools will be added Thursday, officials said. Some other schools might need generators or portable buildings. No school was damaged so severely that massive repairs are needed, officials said. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    TEA Releases Ratings, Houston ISD Has Some Hits, Some Misses

    Thirteen of the Houston Independent School District’s schools were deemed academically unacceptable by the Texas Education Agency in its just released annual ratings. On the much brighter side, 38 received the top rating of exemplary, 118 got recognized status and 97 made the bare minimum of aca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    J.R. Harris Elementary Struck by Lightning. Other HISD Schools Have Water, Water, Everywhere.

    Today’s weather is wreaking the proverbial freaking havoc on the Houston Independent School District and its schools. One has already been struck by lightning (good thing classes aren’t in session yet) and others are leaking. At one elementary they’re trying to save textbooks by plying them on ... More >>

  • News

    February 23, 2006

    Houston's Best Public High Schools

    Counting down: Our sixth- through tenth-place finishers