Houston ISD, the district that years ago was a leader in the country in using magnet schools to desegregate its campuses, announced Thursday it will close 20 of its 115 magnet programs - saying that not enough kids from outside their zoned neighborhoods are going to these particular schools. Here' ... More >>
Bad news for four schools. "We're here for Stevenson," said the man standing outside the Hattie Mae White building Thursday night. He and his wife had worked to save the elementary during Superintendent Abe Saavedra's reign, but they weren't feeling so lucky tonight. The hard times the Hous ... More >>
This isn't the first time T.H. Rogers Principal Cathryn White has been accused of intimidating disregard for teachers and parents.
Enough with the Houston-area teachers and principals and all their dope-smoking and having affairs with kids. What about something good about the teachers around here? Okay -- there's Andrea Hill, a sixth-grade teacher at Patrick Henry Middle School. What's she done lately? Gotten herself ch ... More >>
For Nick Cooper, music and politics are hard to separate