Elsa Rodriguez who was among several teachers accused this year by Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier and his administration of manipulating test scores when the 2013 statewide tests were administered to Jefferson Elementary school students that April, has decided to fight back with a civil laws ... More >>
One teacher has been back at her job since March. Another is ready to settle with Houston ISD for a year's salary and her promise that she will never apply to work for HISD again, according to her attorney Larry Watts. But the third and fourth teachers originally accused of helping students cheat ... More >>
The Atherton Elementary teaching scandal entered its next phase Monday when the attorney for the three teachers who Houston ISD trustees voted to terminate last week, filed a petition for review with the state commissioner of education and slung some serious allegations the superintendent's way. I ... More >>
After a five-month investigation into testing irregularities at Atherton Elementary School, three of the teachers involved are going to be recommended for termination at Thursday's school board meeting, Houston ISD announced in a press release Wednesday. But Larry Watts, attorney for teachers Reue ... More >>
As we reported before, former Beaumont police officer Keith Breiner is suing to get his job back. He was fired for having sex during a prostitution sting; he says he got approval to do it, the police brass are saying he didn't. You make sacrifices and you get thrown under the bus by management. It ... More >>
Beaumont officer says they were okayed
You're an undercover cop assigned to get the goods on an alleged prostitution ring. You get approval to have sex in the course of your investigation, approval from your supervisor and your wife, for crying out loud. You do what you're told. You get blow jobs. You go all the way, once. Maybe. Then ... More >>
A lawsuit accuses HISD's former chief and a trustee of influence-peddling
The Trophy Son's family not only loses in court, but will have to pay the school system's legal costs
When Kyle Rutherford scored a touchdown, his parents cheered. When he threw a strike, they dreamed of college glory. And when he was benched, they took his high school to federal court.
For 27 years, math teacher Phyllis Landes had a spotless record. Then the Texas Education Agency accused her of making racist remarks, and nearly ruined her school and her life.
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