A bevvy of local organizations, including the Houston Parks Board and Trees for Houston, will receive $308,000 each, after a state probate judge approved the settlement of businessman James Martin Hill Jr.'s estate. Hill, who "established a successful home building company," died in 2010, but an ag ... More >>
â€‹The KIPP charter schools in Houston are getting a huge boost from Bill Gates, according to the Wall Street Journal.The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it is guaranteeing $30 million worth of bonds so that KIPP can expand operations here "from 4,500 in 15 schools to 21,000 stude ... More >>
Right in the middle of the Gulfton Ghetto, one school is putting on a grand experiment.
Houston joins the revolución
For years, Harriet Ball miraculously boosted the test scores of academically at-risk kids in Houston. Finally, educators across the country are taking note.