Subject:

George Scott

  • News

    December 12, 2013

    Amid All the Good Things Going On in HISD, Why Is It So Many of Our Kids Still Can't Read?

    HISD students may be able to pass the test needed to graduate, but that doesn't mean they know how to read.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Why is it so Many HISD Kids Can't Read on Grade Level (& It's More Than You Think)

    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 >>

  • News

    April 18, 2013

    Shakedown: The HCAD Appraisal Game

    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?

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    Higher Ground

    The Blind Boys of Alabama can bring church to the people if not the people to church

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    A Paige from the Past?

    A lawsuit accuses HISD's former chief and a trustee of influence-peddling

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Falun Follow-up

    Plus: Porn Priorities?, House Woes, Sit on It

  • News

    October 18, 2001

    But Who's Counting?

    Thousands of students disappear from our schools yearly, but the TEA insists they're not dropouts

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2001

    Wham, Bam, Thank You, McMahon

    Wrestlemania X-Seven enters the ring

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Letters

    Rice Inc., Rodeo Rubbish, Thy Rod and Thy Staff

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Letters

    Investigate CEP, Santa Fe's Shame, Politics Makes Strange...

  • News

    March 4, 1999

    Adding It All Up

    What does it really mean to pass the TAAS?

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Carbonated Cash

    Drink up, kids. Keep those soda dollars coming.

  • News

    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.

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