HISD didn't just absorb North Forest out of the goodness of its heart. There's some real benefits in the acquisition to the mega district and its superintendent. Hopefully for the kids as well.
Photo courtesy wikipedia Lee High School: Bricks started falling from the facadeLee High School is almost 50 years old, and it doesn't seem to be aging well.In fact, it's sinking.Worse, the two distinct parts of the building are sinking at different rates."The building has been declared sa ... More >>
Photo by Margaret DowningIssa Dadoush is already fielding a lot of calls from principals about his plans to reallocate custodiansA just-released independent study of the Houston ISD's maintenance department came up with 23 key points that it says should change in the operation of the district's C ... More >>
HISD's maintenance department needs some fixing upHouston ISD's maintenance department, officially known as the Construction and Facility Services Department suffers from low morale, a lack of any kind of plan, and hasn't had an appraisal review for more than two years. Some "interim managers" h ... More >>
Photo courtesy GHCVBEveryone knows that Houston is the smog-riddled energy capital of the world, so it was with a touch of irony that the annual Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency Conference awards were announced this afternoon in Houston.Attendees from across Texas and other states, munching on ... More >>
Despite a deregulated energy market, Houston is sticking with the home team