Beaumont officer says they were okayed
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