Margaret DowningTerry Grier thinks more changes are needed for special ed in HISD.Houston ISD Superintendent Terry Grier has reason to believe his district has tagged too many African American students with mental retardation and emotional disturbance labels, and that it may be underserving ... More >>
At 12 years old, Stephen Sumrall Orsak has a jump start on his art career
The Chron is reporting that many local school districts aren’t taking enough steps to identify dyslexia. Twenty-two years ago, Texas passed legislation requiring districts to identify and tutor students with dyslexia, a learning disability that affects 5 percent to 20 percent of all children. T ... More >>
Chuck Close takes apart people's faces and puts them back together again
When Eldo Bergman confronted his son's reading problems, he took the scientific approach. Now he is trying to convince schools to do the same.
While some Houston parents fight what they charge is "a river of Ritalin" running through the schools, one father has gone to court to try to prove that, for his son, Ritalin use is Ritalin abuse.