Joanna Pasternak

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    HISD Board Votes to Continue Eliminating Teacher Jobs Through RIFs While HFT President Says Process is Being Abused

    It used to be that RIF had a good connotation - standing for the much appreciated nationwide program Reading is Fundamental. But starting in 2011, RIF has meant nothing but a pink slip to Houston ISD teachers. That's the year the district started its Reduction in Force process that unlike the more ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 2012

    A Little Respect

    Antonia Rivas did her job in HISD until she died. Now her children want some notice to be paid.

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    November 3, 2011

    Bottom Lines

    It took years for Veronica Bass to figure out she was overpaying her union dues. Getting her money back looks like it may take just as long.

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    March 30, 1995
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    March 2, 1995

    Street Fight

    An explosion of nightlife is pitting neighbor against neighbor in the Richmond-Greenbriar area