Photo by Margaret DowningLawrence Allen (left)Lawrence Allen Jr. might be convinced to the contrary, but the state agency that oversees redistricting confirms the seven-year member of the State Board of Education no longer lives within the boundaries of his own district. Allen is the voice o ... More >>
White House photoJoe Biden reacts after reading a Texas textbook and discovering the middle name of the guy next to himThe only good thing about the State Board of Education's ongoing textbook hearing is that it will soon be over. We hope.As yesterday's hearing dragged on and on into the night, o ... More >>
Photo by Margaret DowningLawrence Allen (L) and Greg MeyersThe Houston ISD employees who were asked to draft a resolution asking the State Board of Education to step back from the changes it made recently in the proposed social studies curriculum for public school students, told the Houston s ... More >>
NASA can get political -- for Tom DeLay
Jones High needs a lot of renovation -- and not just the buildings. At least HISD can't pretend it doesn't know it has a problem. Its own task force told it so.
Jones High gets to keep Principal Lawrence Allen but loses its prestigious Vanguard program
Plus: Red Light District
Principal Lawrence Allen is a role model to some, an inept bumbler to others. Jones High School is split: Magnet-program parents versus the local community. It's up to Superintendent Kaye Stripling to make it right. Lucky her.