Photo by Margaret DowningHISD's Terry GrierIf there's one thing Houston school district superintendent Terry Grier likes to do, it's hold meetings. Marathon meetings.At today's get-together with the school board, a whole slew of various subjects came up.As he was talking about budget cuts and how ... More >>
High winds knocked out power to Elkins High sometime last night, causing a basketball game to be canceled. But even though power wasn't restored as the school began opening this morning, parents were not informed and kids went as if it was a normal day.Once they got there they were herded into a ... More >>
How did some Fort Bend ISD students learn this morning that school had been canceled?Some guy drove up to their bus stop and told them. They trudged home from there.These days, you'd think any school district too big for the old phone-tree would have a computer system that would make automatic calls ... More >>
School districts all over the area are scrambling to make up instruction days lost to Ike. Some, like HISD, are considering lengthening each school day next semester; others will be adding days at the end of the year. So you'd think every day would be precious. But not if it interferes with the Fo ... More >>
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