Heather Browne

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    KBR Sued Again, This Time for Male-on-Male Sexual Harassment

    A new lawsuit adds an unusual dimension to all the claims of sexual deviance at Kellogg, Brown & Root. Gregory Thomas, a former KBR employee, is suing because he says that another male employee sexually harassed him in the office while working in Iraq, and that he was fired after complaining abou ... More >>

  • News

    September 16, 2004

    Bash-Free Zone

    Is the Texas Book Festival protecting George W.?

  • News

    July 24, 2003

    Paige Boy Returns

    HISD's most aggressive marketer comes back to help

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    May 29, 2003

    Jailhouse Shock

    Did a Channel 13 reporter sneak her way into an exclusive?

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Money to Spin

    Budget woes don't affect HISD's PR department

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    Bend Over and Take One for the Team

    Surprise, surprise. The Little League has trounced T.H. Rogers.

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    PISD Plans to Quit CEP

    The district will follow Dallas in preparing to end contract alternative education

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    Million-Dollar Babies

    Some CEP students have been locked in for years

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Anatomy of an Attempted Whitewash

    A popular HISD principal gets eased out the back door -- almost

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    The Great Divide

    Principal Lawrence Allen is a role model to some, an inept bumbler to others. Jones High School is split: Magnet-program parents versus the local community. It's up to Superintendent Kaye Stripling to make it right. Lucky her.

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    Trip Out

    Did an old feud foil a plan to treat HISD kids to Lord of the Rings?

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Backing Off

    HISD cuts $2 million from CEP's lucrative deal and adds more controls.

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Hail to the Chiefs

    Rod Paige searches for the perfect image, and CEP wiggles in even closer to the power source -- wherever it can find 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

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Letting Go

    HISD settles with parents over CEP punishments

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Spaced Out

    Bellaire's solution to the student parking shortage: Ban every space

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    In This Together

    KTRK and the Chronicle contribute to an HISD campaign

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    Lost His Place, Lost in Space

    Jose dropped out and can't figure out a way to get back in. Neither can his mom. HISD is deep into a hands-off mode.

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Learning How to Survive (at) CEP

    HISD and a paid trustee get entangled in the spreading empire of a private firm touting safe alternative schools for troubled kids. So why are some students and parents so scared?