The likelihood of North Forest Independent School District being annexed into Houston Independent School District seems imminently probable, even though North Forest promises at least one more appeal of the decision.
North Forest, which has been in disarray for almost two decades now, threw a Hail ... More >>
Texas Education Agency Commissioner Michael Williams made it clear in his confirmation hearing this morning that the future of North Forest Independent School District would lie with Houston Independent School District if his decision for closure is upheld.
The Texas Senate has to confirm Williams, ... More >>
In the latest trip on a seesaw of decisions, the state's commissioner of education has ordered the chronically underachieving North Forest school district to merge into the Houston school district.
Texas Education Agency head Michael Williams said the state will proceed with a previous order to clo ... More >>
Governor Rick Perry didn't go safe and sound when picking a new commissioner of the Texas Education Agency -- instead he's installed bomb-throwing Tea Party favorite Michael Williams.
The former Railroad Commission chair has been nosing around a few political options in the past couple of years -- ... More >>
The article on Ellen Cohen that started it all has been pulledAfter investigating a magazine publisher's claims that he was threatened by the head of the GLBT Political Caucus last week, Houston Police have determined no criminal activity occurred and have closed the case.
Caucus President ... More >>
"The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music."
- Gerald Ford
gwu.eduWhen else are we going to use this picture?Today is President's Day, and if you'll think back to high-school U.S. History, you'll remember that potential Commande ... More >>
Running for....somethingIf you've seen these signs around the Heights and were wondering who is Michael Williams and what is he running for, you're not alone.So far, we at Hair Balls have figured out the first of these two questions.The Michael Williams putting up campaign signs is better known a ... More >>
If the HCC board room is rockin', don't come a knockin'Things seem to keep getting uglier over at Houston Community College.
On Thursday, the board of trustees reportedly held a closed session to discuss an investigation into possible conflicts of interest by trustee Yolanda Flores and former t ... More >>
A report being kept under wrapsMonths ago, amidst a flood of internal complaints and accusations against Houston Community College police chief Gregory Cunningham, including discrimination and retaliatory discipline against officers, the college administration hired Houston attorney Kathy Butler ... More >>
cutlineAll is not well at the Houston Community College police department.Over the past six months, several officers have either been fired by Police Chief Gregory Cunningham or filed complaints with federal employment officials alleging unfair treatment, discrimination and retaliation. And other ... More >>
Death at 6:30 in the morningAn 18-year-old answered a knock on his front door and was shot dead on the far southwest side Thursday morning.
Michael Williams was at his home in the 11500 block of Keegans Ridge when he answered the knock around 6:30 a.m.
"After a brief discussion with an unknown ... More >>