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October 01, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District's Family Learning Academy will host "Super Saturday" events, beginning October 4, featuring parent workshops and resource fairs to assist parents in preparing their children for college and a career. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Association of School Boards recently elected its 2014-2015 officers, including Andra Self of Lufkin Independent School Distric,t who will serve as TASB's new president. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District will host a series of community meetings in October to discuss the progress made on projects under the 2012 bond program. More
September 24, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District will expand the health sciences career program at Jane Long Academy through a partnership with Walgreens for the school’s Futures Academy of Pharmacy Technology. More
September 24, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $1.40 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
September 22, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will participate in the third annual "Green Apple Day of Service" on Saturday, with schools hosting community service events throughout the district. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Special Education Department is in need of parent volunteers to assist as advocates for residential facility students. More
September 18, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the board of education has approved a settlement to allow the district to move forward with the construction of the Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy for Young Men at the site of the former Wheatley/E.O. Smith building. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Larry Nichols' contract with the district through the 2016-2017 school year, as discussed in closed session. More
September 17, 2014 -- The Texas Association of School Administrators and Texas Association of School Boards will host a convention September 26-28 in Dallas. More
September 14, 2014 -- What is billed as the nation’s first anti-bullying policy for school employees was announced on Friday in Houston, an effort initiated by Houston educational support workers, developed collaboratively with school administration and now part of the district’s standards of conduct for all employees. More
September 13, 2014 -- The Ball High Student Council, in partnership with the City of Galveston’s Parks & Recreation Department, hosted a free community pool celebration carnival from 11 AM – 1 PM on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Lasker Park, 43rd Street and Avenue Q, Galveston. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education's CASE for Kids today held a swearing-in for local AmeriCorps members. More
September 12, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District's Education Village will host the "Imagination Celebration" on October 8. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a plan for redistricting the trustee single member districts in order to balance out voting populations in districts after annexing North Forest Independent School District. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted unanimously to rename the Young Men’s College Preparatory Academy as the Mickey Leland College Preparatory Academy for Young Men. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will consider Thursday renaming the Young Men’s College Preparatory Academy after late United States Congressman Mickey Leland, who represented the Fifth Ward neighborhood where the school is being built. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Varnett Public School on Friday hosted a breakfast on Friday as part of its celebrations of Grandparents Day, which was observed on Sunday. More
September 08, 2014 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area is celebrating its 25th anniversary of serving at-risk students in the Clear Creek and Dickinson school districts. More
September 05, 2014 -- United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez visited the Harris County Department of Education to meet with YouthBuild of Houston students enrolled in general educational development and job skills classes. More
September 05, 2014 -- Sharpstown High School in Houston will host a food drive on Saturday. More
September 04, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced the launch of "Read Houston Read", a new volunteer program to address literacy. More
September 04, 2014 -- Ball High School in Galveston will host its second annual Cross Country Beach Run on Friday. More
September 04, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to declare Dr. Matthew Hay and Beau Rawlins as unopposed candidates for districts 5-E and 6-F in the November 4 school board election. More
September 03, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it is kicking off a new sustainable schools initiative with CenterPoint Energy to involve students in reducing energy use on high school campuses. More
September 03, 2014 -- The Texas Education Agency today released a study regarding the impact of potential school district consolidation in the state's five largest counties, including Harris County. More
September 03, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Tuesday announced that CCISD students exceeded state and national averages on the ACT college entrance exam. More
September 03, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Tuesday announced that it has received a $384,000 grant from the Houston Endowment for funding programs at 38 after-school sites through the department's Center for Afterschool, Summer and Expanded Learning for Kids. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Texas City ISD Foundation for the Future has selected Linda Holm, Dr. William "Chris" Pederson, Dale Laine, Jr. and Ravi Prakash for induction into the 2014 Hall of Honor. More
August 28, 2014 -- Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz today issued a ruling declaring the Texas school finance system as unconstitutional. More
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