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Jackson Middle School

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Houstoric Project, Volume 7: The East End

    For our 7th installment of the HoustoricProject we bring you the East End. The East End covers a vast area that starts at the eastern edge of downtown to the Port of Houston and South to Hobby Airport. The Eastwood Subdivision, one of Houston's first master-planned communities, turned 100 this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Mike Lunceford Elected Prez of HISD School Board, Love Boat-Style

    It was a veritable love fest on Thursday night as Michael Lunceford was elected the new president of the Houston ISD school board, nominated by the two trustees who had reportedly been in the running for the position themselves. Greg Meyers nominated and Anna Eastman seconded. The board normally li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    J.R. Harris Elementary Struck by Lightning. Other HISD Schools Have Water, Water, Everywhere.

    Today’s weather is wreaking the proverbial freaking havoc on the Houston Independent School District and its schools. One has already been struck by lightning (good thing classes aren’t in session yet) and others are leaking. At one elementary they’re trying to save textbooks by plying them on ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    Survivors

    What does it take not to be left behind?

  • 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?

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    The Comeback Kid

    Beatrice Gonzales messed up big-time and lost all her children. CPS gave her one of them back.

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Class Cops

    After Columbine, has HISD gone overboard trying to make schools safer?

  • News

    April 23, 1998

    After-School Limbo

    Middle schoolers are often left to their own devices

  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Think Small

    Richard Farias wants to change the way HISD teaches middle school

  • Calendar

    February 29, 1996
  • News

    August 31, 1995

    Gayle Force

    A vigorous advocate for teachers and the bane of HISD administrators, confrontational union boss Gayle Fallon wields a growing power over the direction of Houston's public schools

  • News

    May 4, 1995

    The Law East of Downtown

    With his army of volunteer deputies, Victor Trevino is Harris County's most innovative and open lawman. But his sharp tongue hasn't endeared him to other politicians. And some wonder if all his power has gone to his head.

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