Subject:

Randle Richardson

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    CEP Readies for a Contract Extension, More Kids from HISD

    When Terry Grier came in as the new superintendent of Houston ISD in September 2009, many critics of the alternative schools operated by Community Education Partners were encouraged when he started questioning why the district was farming out some of its kids. At board workshops, Grier made it clea ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Opt In, Opt Out

    HISD continues to send students to CEP. Whether they go there, stay there or return successfully to their home school is anyone's guess.

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    PISD Plans to Quit CEP

    The district will follow Dallas in preparing to end contract alternative education

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Johnnie and Dilbert

    Plus: Taking ExCEPtion

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Backing Off

    HISD cuts $2 million from CEP's lucrative deal and adds more controls.

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Letting Go

    HISD settles with parents over CEP punishments

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Letters

    Storage Containers, Not Ready for Prime Time, The Well Runs Dry

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Learning How to Survive (at) CEP

    HISD and a paid trustee get entangled in the spreading empire of a private firm touting safe alternative schools for troubled kids. So why are some students and parents so scared?

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Moving Out of State

    A "Learning How to Survive (at) CEP" sidebar

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    180 Days in the Hole

    HISD insists that kids sent to its alternative school should spend an entire year there, no matter what. What a crock.

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Learning Curve

    Ungraded exams. Suspect scores. Departing teachers and lawsuits. Is this alternative school really passing the test on its highly touted educational claims?

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