Dollars: HISD ain't got `emUpdate:HISD spokesman Jason Spencer sent us a note that these schools are now up for closure and/or consolidation: Elementary schools: Memorial, Paige, N.Q. Henderson, Port Houston, Gordon, Pleasantville, Stevenson, Houston Gardens, Burrus, Rhoads, Grimes, McDade, a ... More >>
Right in the middle of the Gulfton Ghetto, one school is putting on a grand experiment.
We wondered yesterday if the woman who may set hundreds of drunk drivers free because she failed to test breathalyzer equipment could possibly be the same woman who won a Teacher of the Year award in 2007 for her work at Sharpstown Middle School. No way, we thought, although how many Deetrice Walla ... More >>
The Texas Department of Public Safety announced great, terrific news for Houston-area drunk drivers Friday: as many as 2,600 DUI cases may be jeopardized because an independent contractor had not done the tests on Breathalyzer machines that she claimed to have done. Today Harris County DA Kenneth M ... More >>
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?
The HISD police officer was supposed to be there to protect children. Instead, he raped a 17-year-old and said it was her fault. And HISD says it bears no blame at all.