Subject:

No Child Left Behind Act

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    HISD & No Child Left Behind: Still Not There, But Making Progress, District Says

    Some being left behind​Another week, another bunch of statistics and reports on public school district performance.Today it's a report on how districts are doing in making progress towards a 2014 deadline to meet standards in the No Child Left Behind Act.For two years, the Houston school district ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Gubernatorial Candidate Kinky Friedman: My Dog Could Run This State As Well As Rick Perry

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty​ "Going from musician to politician is definitely a step down," says Kinky Friedman, who announced his Texas gubernatorial candidacy Tuesday morning. "But I'll take it for Texas." Of course, it's a step that Friedman, author of songs such as "They Ain't Makin' Jews Like Jes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Gubernatorial Candidate Kinky Friedman: My Dog Could Run This State As Well As Rick Perry

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty​ "Going from musician to politician is definitely a step down," says Kinky Friedman, who announced his Texas gubernatorial candidacy Tuesday morning. "But I'll take it for Texas." Of course, it's a step that Friedman, author of songs such as "They Ain't Makin' Jews Like Jes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    HISD's Gets On The Rankings Roller Coaster

    ​Oh, HISD. You didn't get to enjoy your "We Got Great Rankings!!" moment for long.Just a week after crowing about their improvement in the state's assessment of schools, the district got slammed by the feds for failing to make the grade in No Child Left Behind rankings.The dispute comes down to st ... More >>

  • News

    February 23, 2006

    Houston's Best Public High Schools

    Counting down: Our sixth- through tenth-place finishers

  • News

    May 5, 2005
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    October 21, 2004

    Taking Aim

    Marching with an evolving minority electorate, a Vietnamese immigrant may just whip the GOP's old guard

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    KISD Off

    Klein students are on a fast track to expulsion, thanks to a district that's figured a way to get someone else to pick up the tab for alternative education

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Guest Column: HISD's Ethnic Gap

    Stats show how district policies help whites with educational opportunities

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    History for Dummies

    Neil Bush touts a school curriculum for guys like himself

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    It's About Time

    Fort Bend is putting an end to racing teachers and kids through half-day kindergarten. But too many other districts still haven't wised up.

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