Larry Watts

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Teachers in Atherton Elementary Testing Scandal Appeal to the TEA Commissioner

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    HISD Gets Ready to Fire 3 Teachers, Teachers' Attorney Says Not So Fast

    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 >>

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    August 22, 2008
  • News

    August 7, 2008

    Busted for Blow Jobs

    Beaumont officer says they were okayed

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    July 30, 2008
  • News

    March 6, 2003

    A Paige from the Past?

    A lawsuit accuses HISD's former chief and a trustee of influence-peddling

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    Final Down

    The Trophy Son's family not only loses in court, but will have to pay the school system's legal costs

  • News

    January 15, 1998

    The Trophy Son

    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.

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    May 9, 1996

    Bitter Lesson

    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.

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    August 31, 1995

    Gayle Force

    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