When we first wrote about Veronica Bass in November 2011, the teacher's assistant had learned she'd been overpaying her union dues for years and been trying for months to get her money back from the Houston Federation of Teachers. Unable to resolve this, she filed a claim in small claims court, sayi ... More >>
Photo by Mandy OaklanderPaula Harris helmed an emergency HISD meeting this morning.This morning, an emergency meeting was called by HISD officials who are growing more desperate as severe budget cuts looms closer. About 10 parents sat in Pin Oak Middle School's cafeteria and listened to board ... More >>
Plus: HISD May Say Good-bye to CEP
HISD continues to send students to CEP. Whether they go there, stay there or return successfully to their home school is anyone's guess.
Neil Bush touts a school curriculum for guys like himself
Did Bush pick a master educator - or an overpaid front man?
Ungraded exams. Suspect scores. Departing teachers and lawsuits. Is this alternative school really passing the test on its highly touted educational claims?
What does it really mean to pass the TAAS?