HCAD fights owners of moderate housing for every single assessment penny. So why is it routinely handing out tax breaks worth several millions to big corporations?
A former Prep Coach of the Year from St. Thomas High has been arrested after authorities found 1,500 digital images and 500 videos of child porn on his computers, court documents show. Gordon Daniel Oehmig, 29, is no longer at the school, but coached there from from 2009-12, when he won the coach o ... More >>
The announcements of closings due to the anticipated winter storm are beginning to roll in, the most significant so far being HISD closing all its schools and offices tomorrow. We'll be keeping a list of what's closed and updating it throughout the day, so check back frequently for news. Our ... More >>
Kinkaid School, the pricey enclave of private education, is riling up the blogosphere again.A while back it was a stormy, silly letter from a Wall Street banker and Kinkaid dad criticizing the uber-PC ways of the school that became a cause celebre.Today it's the fact that the letter-writer Skip M ... More >>
Logo courtesy TUTSTUTS' Tommy Tune Awards have become a big deal -- they're the Tonys for high-school musicals.Which may sound lame, but the ceremony is actually pretty nice and the productions some of these schools put on are impressive.As always, they're not to be confused with these high-school T ... More >>
Our high school photo contest gets off to a fresh start
While they may not be as hilarious as The Onion's High School Tony Awards, TUTS' Tommy Tune Awards have become an annual highlight for high school theater geeks. Students from across the area compete for the nominations, and perform highlights at the Hobby Center before an audience of beaming paren ... More >>
Margie Hill got sick, became a ward of the county and was moved to a nursing home. Son Marvin wants her back home. But she can't get out.
Immigration protests put HISD in a bind
An extended primping session for adolescents
So you know Houston's goats, heroes and high points? Think again.
A precocious refugee from Vietnam sought a fast track to the American Dream. He found prison instead.
When the tax assessor raises the value of one house on a block through the roof, the question is: Who's next?