Across the state, private companies are able to slash their property-tax assessments, but homeowners aren’t as lucky with their county appraisal districts.
HISD students may be able to pass the test needed to graduate, but that doesn't mean they know how to read.
Dr. Billy Reagan is 83 years old and even though his days as superintendent of the Houston ISD are long behind him, he still keeps a careful watch over the largest public school district in the state. According to Reagan, who bases his conclusions on analyses of HISD scores on the national Stanfor ... More >>
HCAD fights owners of moderate housing for every single assessment penny. So why is it routinely handing out tax breaks worth several millions to big corporations?
The Blind Boys of Alabama can bring church to the people if not the people to church
A lawsuit accuses HISD's former chief and a trustee of influence-peddling
Plus: Porn Priorities?, House Woes, Sit on It
Thousands of students disappear from our schools yearly, but the TEA insists they're not dropouts
Wrestlemania X-Seven enters the ring
Rice Inc., Rodeo Rubbish, Thy Rod and Thy Staff
Investigate CEP, Santa Fe's Shame, Politics Makes Strange...
What does it really mean to pass the TAAS?
Drink up, kids. Keep those soda dollars coming.
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.