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October 21, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $1,225,778 contract to Rush Bus Centers for the purchase of new propane powered buses. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education board of trustees last month voted to approve the proposed “effective tax rate” for fiscal year 2014-2015, a move resulting in a tax decrease for Harris County homeowners. More
October 20, 2014 -- Michele Leach has been named Purchasing/Materials Manager for Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Lights On Afterschool Alliance will host a rally on Thursday at Houston City Hall. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Texas City Independent School District will officially dedicate the Rusty Dowling Athletic Facility on October 31 during halftime of the varsity football game. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District's Energy Institute High School has been selected as the beneficiary of the 2015 Annual Offshore Technology Conference Dinner, scheduled for May 3 at NRG Stadium. More
October 16, 2014 -- Spring Independent School District on Wednesday issued a statement regarding a letter sent to parents due to concerns of the Ebola and Enterovirus D-68 diseases. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees has approved a tax rate of $0.0059999 per $100 valuation. More
October 16, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that a preliminary review of the district's magnet schools shows improvement among probationary programs, with three of the programs to have their status restored. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host a Child Nutrition Food Spectacular on October 23, offering area school district food directors and students an opportunity to sample offerings from food vendors. More
October 15, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District today announced that Superintendent Terry Grier has been named one of five finalists for the annual Green-Garner Award by the Council of the Great City Schools. More
October 13, 2014 -- Terry Grier, Houston Independent School District Superintendent, has named Chief of Staff Helen Spencer as his new chief communications officer. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation will host its annual gala, “You’ve Gotta Have Heart: A Salute to the Heart of Our Community” on Saturday, November 1. More
October 10, 2014 -- Ball High School in Galveston will host its traditional Homecoming Week with a series of activities the week of October 13-18. More
October 10, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 7-1, with Greg Meyers opposed, to adopt a property tax rate of $1.1967 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted 7-1, with Greg Meyers opposed, to adopt a one cent property tax increase. More
October 09, 2014 -- Texas City High School is performing "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" through October 25. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Center for Afterschool, Summer and Expanded Learning recently hosted its second annual Out-of-School Time Conference and State of Afterschool Address. More
October 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education Head Start program accepted a donation of 1,200 uniforms from the Assistance League of Houston. More
October 08, 2014 -- Texas Association of Business CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement regarding a report on SAT performance for Texas students. More
October 08, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the United States Department of Education has approved a new $749,982 grant to fund "Project REALITY" family library activities at 10 Houston elementary schools. More
October 07, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today issued an opinion regarding whether concurrent service as a juvenile probation officer and a trustee on an independent school district's board of trustees creates a conflict of interest. More
October 07, 2014 -- The Texas Education Agency today released data showing that participation rates for 2013-2014 Advanced Placement and SAT exams increased over the previous year. More
October 03, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District has launched its second annual Green Schools Challenge in an effort to decrease the district's energy consumption. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Varnett Public School has posted an essay on The EXPO Inspire! 2014 Public Symposium at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently earned three awards for financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association and Association of School Business Officials International. More
October 02, 2014 -- Texas State Representative Greg Bonnen has announced the launch of the 2014-2015 High School Aerospace Scholars project. More
October 01, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District administrators have recommended that the Board of Education authorize the district to negotiate design contracts with 13 firms on the remaining 14 projects within the 2012 bond program. More
October 01, 2014 -- A Houston Independent School District magnet school was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by United States Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan. More
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
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve amended budgets for the FY2014 General Operating, Food Service and Debt Service budgets. More
August 27, 2014 -- Voters in the Galveston Independent School District voted overwhelmingly to approve Tuesday's tax ratification election. More
August 25, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has announced that Tonya Garza has been named as new principal of Travis Elementary, and Mary Ellen Rocha as director of the Seguin Early Childhood Center. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber is accepting applications for the 2014 Fort Bend Strong scholarships. More
August 22, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a celebration on Wednesday for the re-opening of Burnet Elementary. More
August 21, 2014 -- Friday is the last day for early voting in the August 26 Galveston Independent School District Tax Ratification Election. More
August 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education is offering its alternative teacher certification program beginning September 30. More
August 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to suspend portions of a local policy of the district for the 2014-2015 school year that had required students in grades 5 and 8 to meet the passing standards on the reading and mathematics sections of state standardized tests before being promoted to the next grade. More
August 20, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier will visit with students and teachers to welcome them back on the first day of classes on August 25. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday recognized Bill Daws, the district's athletic director, on his recent induction into the Texas High School Athletic Directors Association Hall of Honor. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the FY2015 Budget, including the General Fund, Debt Service Fund and Child Nutrition Fund. More
August 16, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Saturday welcomed thousands of students and their parents to the 4th Annual Mayor’s Back to School Fest, held in the Athletics/Alumni Center and Hofheinz Pavilion on the University of Houston Main Campus. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District's Transportation Department won two awards from the annual statewide Mechanics Rodeo, which was held July 30-August 2. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to rename the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice to the High School for Law and Justice. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to rename the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice to the High School for Law and Justice. More
August 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to call an election for November 4 for Trustee Districts 5-E and 6-F. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District has unveiled a new cyber safety website in an effort to help students, parents and educators understand good digital citizenship. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the Galveston Independent School District's Tax Ratification Election. More
August 09, 2014 -- St. Vincent’s House in Galveston announced that it is partnering with the Galveston Sustainable Communities Alliance and the Family Service Center to train two Hope Academy Pre-School teachers to become facilitators of The Incredible Years, Parenting Program. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District earned an overall "Met Standard" rating, according to school accountability results released Friday by the Texas Education Agency. More
August 08, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will launch early voting on Monday for its August 26 tax ratification election, with voters to decide on a proposed tax rate $1.155 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
August 08, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that several schools showed improvement according to the 2014 Texas Education Agency school accountability ratings. More
August 08, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced students made improvements on scores on the SAT exam. More
August 07, 2014 -- Dallas Collins, a junior at the Collegiate High School at College of the Mainland, has posted a guest column on the importance of reading. More
August 04, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will host public meetings on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss the upcoming tax ratification election, which takes place on August 26. More
August 04, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District's Transportation Services will host a safety expo for bus drivers and attendants on Thursday. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education has released the comprehensive calendar for 25 Harris County school districts. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District FUTURES Academy will graduate its first class in a ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m., August 7, 2014, at Houston Community College Southwest. More
July 31, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Wednesday applauded recent graduates who received college sponsored and National Merit Scholarships. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2014-2015 District Compensation Plan, which includes a 2.5 percent salary increase for all non-teaching staff, as well as a six percent increase for transportation bus drivers. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District has announced that students at 166 schools will be able to eat lunch for free this academic year. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education is enrolling children for its pre-k program through Head Start centers in northeast Houston. More
July 25, 2014 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast held its fourth annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Wednesday announced that members of its Cooperative for After-School Enrichment's AmeriCorps program recently completed their community service. More
July 25, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced that Harrison Peters has been named chief high schools officer. More
July 24, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a Back to School Fair on August 12 at the Ball High School Cafeteria. More
July 22, 2014 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Barbara Derrick. More
July 18, 2014 -- Conroe Independent School District's Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 19 students and 34 scholarships to Conroe ISD teachers and administrators seeking higher degrees. More
July 18, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District's Common Threads Program will host a back-to-school fair on July 26 in Richmond. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a joint election agreement with Galveston County for the November 4 Board of Trustees Election. More
July 15, 2014 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams on Monday announced the appointment of seven members to a board of managers for overseeing the Beaumont Independent School District. More
July 14, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Cindy Puryear has been named the district's literacy director. More
July 13, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees last week approved Paul House as the new principal of Clear Falls High School. More
July 13, 2014 -- Approximately 120 high school students from Houston Independent School District, as well as other local school districts and private schools, convened at the University of Houston-Downtown on July 9 in a celebration of diversity, manhood, culture and community, as championed in Ernest J. Gaines’ classic book, A Lesson Before Dying. More
July 10, 2014 -- Change Happens! will hold its 11th Annual Kids' University Graduation on July 18 at The University of Houston Alumni Center. More
July 09, 2014 -- Fanfare Lutheran Music Academy's Choir Camp will present "Of Thee I Sing: A Celebration of Patriotic Music" on Thursday, July 10 in Galveston. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year. More
July 04, 2014 -- Diane Gillebaard reports that proceeds from the recent Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament totaled $161,000. More
July 03, 2014 -- Grants funded through Houston Endowment, Inc. to the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment were awarded to 19 Houston-area nonprofit organizations for providing out-of-school time enrichment ranging from gardening to fencing to music lessons. More
July 01, 2014 -- Dr. Karen Engle has been named as the new principal of Clear Lake High School. More
July 01, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District announced two major appointments to its leadership team today, Dr. Andrew Houlihan will move into the role of chief human resources officer and Chief High Schools Officer Dr. Shonda Huery Hardman will step into Houlihan’s current position of chief school support officer. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education earned eight national awards from the 2014 National School Public Relations Association and will be recognized for achievement at the NSPRA conference July 13 in Baltimore, Maryland. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for the Maritime Careers Camp, which will be held from August 4 through 8 at various locations. More
June 30, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will hold four public meetings regarding the draft redistricting plan throughout the month of July at various locations. More
June 30, 2014 -- Doolin Maritime Education Pathways will host a free Maritime Careers Camp in Galveston in August. More
June 30, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District reports that Trustee Ann Hammond has been elected as a Director of the Gulf Coast Area Association of School Boards for the 2014-2015 school year. More
June 30, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will be recognized tonight for its efforts "to embrace and advance digital content and curriculum" at the International Society for Technology in Education 2014 conference in Atlanta. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Texas Comptroller’s Office today released an analysis of new school construction costs that shows the cost for some campuses varied by nearly $200 per square foot. More w/Video
June 25, 2014 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future is accepting nominations for the 2014 Hall of Honor. More
June 25, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently hosted Texas State Representative Ana Hernandez for a visit to the Pugh Head Start Center. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the design development for the Seabrook Intermediate School Project, one of the school improvement projects to be funded through the 2013 bond referendum approved by voters. More
June 20, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green on Thursday announced that the Harris County Department of Education has received a $6.3 million Head Start grant award. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the district's more than $1.6 billion FY2015 Budget. More
June 19, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt, by written ordinance, a tax rate of $1.155 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
June 18, 2014 -- Harris County Department of Education Superintendent of Schools Dr. John E. Sawyer has announced his retirement and resignation. More
June 18, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has named Brian Gibson as the new principal of Velasquez Elementary. More
June 13, 2014 -- The presidents of the American Federation of Teachers and the Houston Federation of Teachers issued a statement on Thursday in response to the Houston Independent School District Board of Education hiring a law firm to represent the district in a lawsuit filed by the organizations challenging the use of "value-added" teacher evaluations. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to name a new elementary school to be built at Old Farm Road between Buffalo Bayou and Westheimer in honor of former Texas governor Mark White. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber is accepting applications for scholarships to be presented during the Fort Bend Strong Gala in November. More
June 09, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that the front offices for eight of the district's elementary schools have been closed and moved to other locations due to various maintenance projects scheduled for the summer. More
June 07, 2014 -- Hewlett-Packard recently hosted the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment's Kids' Day. More
June 05, 2014 -- Students with Creekside Intermediate in Clear Creek Independent School District recently participated in mock United Nations trials. More
June 04, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to schedule a meeting for June 18 to discuss the proposed tax rate of $1.155 per $100 valuation. More
June 03, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that students at McWhirter Elementary School recently participated in an assembly as part of the "Stop, Drop and Read" program in partnership with the Webster Fire Department. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District designated the City of Nassau Bay as its official lodging sponsor for the 2014-2015 academic year. More
May 30, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that students scored above the state average on the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness tests for the 2013-2014 school year. More
May 29, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that students in grades 3-12 will have their own tablet computer, and will use digital textbooks, resulting in a savings of $4 million compared to traditional textbooks. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently presented 53 teachers at Clear Creek Independent School District with Teacher Innovative Grants. More
May 29, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today reported that the Houston Police Department bomb squad and HISD police responded to a call regarding a suspicious backpack found near Bush Elementary. More
May 28, 2014 -- The Texas State Library and Archives Commission on Tuesday announced that registration is open to K-12 public schools for TexQuest, the agency's new statewide database program. More
May 28, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn will host a town hall meeting in Houston tonight to discuss school choice and local control of education. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Texas Bar Foundation has provided a $20,000 grant to the State Bar of Texas to fund "Justiceville, USA", a web-based project to help students meet specific elementary and secondary history, government, citizenship and geography requirements on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills exam. More
May 27, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Clear Lake High School campus. More
May 26, 2014 -- Autonomous robots programmed and built by 289 teams of four members competed in the EcoBot Challenge hosted by the Education Foundation of Harris County on May 17 at Reliant Center. More
May 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education has announced a program to support free after-school services for families in nine Houston-area school districts. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an instructional agreement with Galveston College for dual credit and early admissions enrollment classes. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Rotary Clubs of League City, Seabrook and Space Center recently honored the Clear Creek Independent School District teachers of the year. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Wednesday hosted a banquet to present more than $7 million in scholarships to Texas high school graduates. More
May 22, 2014 -- Clear Creek High School has announced that band director Stephen Meyer is leaving to accept a position at University of South Carolina. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Dickinson Independent School District will feature patriotic music and programs, as well as Memorial day lessons, on Monday, which is a regular school day for students. More
May 20, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has announced its valedictorians and salutatorians for 2014. More
May 20, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $37,135,000 construction contract to ICI Construction, Inc. of Houston for the Challenger Columbia Stadium Project. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District has been selected to receive a 2014 Gold Medallion Award from the National School Public Relations Association for its Special Communications Project/Campaign, “PowerUp Communications.” More
May 17, 2014 -- The United States Trade and Commerce Institute has selected Houston Independent School District for a 2013 Texas Excellence Award to recognize the district's Office of Business Assistance. More
May 16, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host a series of community meetings June through August to discuss the progress of the 2012 bond program. More
May 16, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host a groundbreaking ceremony on May 29 for the rebuilding of McWhirter Elementary School. More
May 15, 2014 -- Students from Clear Springs and Clear Creek high schools recently participated in a flight aboard NASA's zero gravity simulator aircraft. More
May 15, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District has announced that students at the Scott Collegiate Academy have created their own children's book, which will be released on May 20. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today received a presentation of the budget proposal for FY2015. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently received more than 1,000 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste from area dentists in support of the Operation School Bell program. More
May 13, 2014 -- United States Congressman Randy Weber on Tuesday announced that La Marque High School Senior Zoe Gibbons has been named the winner of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. More
May 13, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that 30 high school seniors have been awarded scholarships from The Broad Foundation. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Dickinson High School Class of 2014, along with Project Graduation 2014, has donated a carved wooden GATOR that now sits in Gator Mall. More
May 09, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 5-4, with Juliet Stipeche, Anna Eastman, Michael Lunceford and Harvin Moore opposed, to approve the 2014-2015 Resource Allocation Handbook, with an increase in per-unit funding to each of the district's schools. More
May 09, 2014 -- Representatives of several environmental organizations have signed a joint letter to Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier and the Board of Education regarding proposed budget cuts to programs at the Outdoor Education Center. More
May 09, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education unanimously approved $8.5 million to be spent with Scholastic, Inc. to provide student access to high-quality, leveled text. More
May 08, 2014 -- Students at Clear Springs High School in Clear Creek Independent School District recently participated in a flash mob to honor Shakespeare's 450th birthday. More
May 08, 2014 -- Harris County Department of Education Cooperative for After-School Enrichment AmeriCorps members recently held a wellness fair at Stehlik Intermediate School in Aldine. More
May 08, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will hold an auction of memorabilia from North Forest Independent School District beginning on May 12. More
May 07, 2014 -- Five teachers will be recommended to the Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday for non-renewal of employment based on findings that the teachers were involved in testing improprieties on the spring 2013 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness at Jefferson Elementary School. More
May 07, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is holding registration through Friday for its Kindergarten and Pre-K classes. More
May 07, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has announced that Ray Elementary Principal Ben Perez has been named District 4 TESPAN of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association. More
May 05, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation hosted its annual fashion show on April 27 at Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake. More
May 05, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Friday announced that several students received scholarships through the National Merit Scholarship Program. More
May 03, 2014 -- Satori School in Galveston celebrated its 32nd year with a Barbecue and Auction Fundraiser at Garten Verein on Saturday. More
May 03, 2014 -- At least four teenagers were injured this morning after someone opened fire during an 'after prom' party at a horse barn in north Harris County. More
May 02, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District recently held its 2014 Employee Banquet at Safari Texas. More
May 02, 2014 -- Manvel High School recently hosted a "Shattered Dreams" event,featuring a mock car accident at the school. More
May 02, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District is accepting applications for the new Futures Academies at Jones High School. More
May 01, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Shonda Huery Hardman has been named chief high school officer. More
May 01, 2014 -- The American Federation of Teachers today issued a news release regarding a lawsuit filed by seven Houston teachers and the Houston Federation of Teachers against Houston Independent School District challenging the constitutionality of a new method for evaluating teachers at the district. More
April 30, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host its annual Scholars Banquet tonight at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. More
April 29, 2014 -- Seven Houston teachers and the Houston Federation of Teachers will hold a press conference regarding the filing of a federal lawsuit on Thursday at 3100 Weslayan Street. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Varnett Public School in Houston recently incorporated the use of Promethean interactive tables to teach lessons and encourage student collaboration. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to renew a $13 million contract with Dell for the purchase of tablets and accessories in support of the district’s “one-to-one” tablet initiative. More
April 28, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that several schools in the district received top positions in rankings by Children at Risk for the greater Houston area. More
April 28, 2014 -- Galveston College is holding registration for its summer youth classes. More
April 26, 2014 -- State Representative Greg Bonnen has announced a scholarship program with the Texas Hospitality Association that will award a total of $10,000 to four 2014 Texas graduating high school seniors. More
April 25, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a "walk the block" event on Saturday, with school administrator walking the neighborhoods surrounding Burnet-ECU Elementary to notify parents of the school's re-opening. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District and the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation on Thursday unveiled "Houston's Literacy Crisis: A Blueprint for Community Action". More
April 24, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host a groundbreaking ceremony on May 17 for the rebuilding of Clear Lake High School. More
April 24, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District Chief Operating Officer Leo Bobadilla has been awarded the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Great City Schools. More
April 23, 2014 -- Harris County Department of Education Head Start will host the Art and Reading Showcase on Friday at the program's Fifth Ward location. More
April 23, 2014 -- Several Houston Independent School District high schools have been named to the 2014 U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools rankings. More
April 23, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has announced that George Ranch High School head football coach Rick Rullos has been named Texas Football Magazine's 4A Coach of the Year. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has named Michele Staley and Jepsey Kimble as the 2014 Principals of the Year. More
April 23, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host its School Choice Fair on Saturday at Northwest Mall. More
April 22, 2014 -- Dickinson Independent School District today announced that the district's energy conservation program has achieved a savings of more than $1.8 million through a 26 percent reduction in energy use over 33 months. More
April 21, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District will host its annual Teacher Job Fair on Saturday at Foster High School in Richmond, Texas. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to approve $1 million in funding from the Houston Endowment to support after-school programs and services through the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment. More
April 15, 2014 -- The eclipse of the moon shot at 2:15am on Tuesday morning in Galveston. Photo by Robert Mihovil
April 14, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District on Friday announced that 32 of the district's high schools were ranked among the most challenging in the nation according to a list by the Washington Post. More
April 14, 2014 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced that he intends to appoint a board of managers to oversee the management of Beaumont Independent School District and to name a new superintendent for the district. More
April 13, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III invites all to come out and meet the 16th president of the United States and share in the history and fun of the 9th annual Juneteenth Family Day at Stringfellow Orchards on June 14, 2014. More
April 11, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will unveil new mascot names on April 15 for Lamar and Westbury high schools and Hamilton and Welch middle school. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 5-3, with Rhonda Skillern-Jones, Juliet Stipeche and Wanda Adams opposed, to revise continuing contract teaching fields for the district's reduction in force policy. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted to table indefinitely an agenda item to cancel the consolidation of Dodson Elementary with Blackshear, the Rusk School, and Lantrip elementary schools. More
April 09, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that evidence from an investigation into testing irregularities at Atherton Elementary School has implicated three teachers of testing improprieties during the spring 2013 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness exam. More
April 09, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Durham Elementary School has been authorized to operate as an International Baccalaureate World School. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education has received exemplary bond ratings from both Moody's Corporation and Standard and Poor's. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education today announced that 44 Harris County students were named winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. More
April 08, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it has been recognized by the Center for Digital Education and the National School Boards Association for its efforts to expand the use of technologies district-wide as well as in the classroom. More
April 07, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently hosted its Adapted PE Park Day. More
April 05, 2014 -- Galveston Police Department Lieutenant Larry Chambers hosted field trips for more than 200 students from L.A. Morgan Elementary School this week. More
April 04, 2014 -- Change Happens!, which is celebrating 25 years as a nonprofit organization established to transform the lives of families and children in high-risk communities, held its 7th Annual Spring Breakfast this morning. More
April 04, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today reported that more than 5,500 employees of the district have signed up for HealthyWage Challenge, an incentive program to lose weight. More
April 04, 2014 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will host its "Raise a Glass to CIS" wine event on April 28 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
April 03, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host an open house on Friday and ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday for the Rusk School's new middle school wing. More
April 03, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today approved a resolution in support of a high school level Mexican-American history and culture course. More
April 02, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today named the district's 2014 Campus Teachers of the Year. More
April 02, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host a grand opening celebration on Thursday for Hartman Middle School's new health and medical wing. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education will hold a free community electronics recycling event on April 12 in the parking lot at 6005 Westview in Houston. More
April 01, 2014 -- A free performance of the Ball High School award winning UIL One Act Play – John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men - will be offered on Thursday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ball High School auditorium. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Texas Education Agency today announced that public school enrollment in the state has grown by 19 percent during the past decade. More
April 01, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Berry Elementary School has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver designation from the United States Green Building Council. More
March 31, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently hosted the 5th Annual Senior-to-Senior Prom at Clear Falls High School. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will host the 19th Annual Grand Kids Festival on Saturday in Galveston's Historic Downtown Cultural Arts District. More
March 28, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host a farmers market on Saturday at the Whole Foods Store in Montrose. More
March 28, 2014 -- Ball High School Theatre will present "Of Mice and Men", a UIL One-Act Play, on April 3 at the Ball High Auditorium in Galveston. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Missoula Children's Theatre will hold an open audition for its production of "Hansel and Gretel" on Monday at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to name Cherie Spencer as leader of the Coastal Village Elementary School and Sharon Delesandre and Lillian Wiley sharing the responsibilities of leader of the Coastal Village Middle School for the 2014-2015 school year. More
March 26, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host "The Big Chef Show" on April 11 at Clear Springs High School. More
March 26, 2014 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District recently named Karen Mumphord and Leslie Haack as the district's principals of the year. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to terminate a contract with Turner Construction for construction manager at risk services for the Challenger Columbia Stadium Project. More
March 24, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett reports that the Texas Attorney General's Office confirmed that last year's attempt to force a petition-initiated tax increase for the Harris County Department of Education violated state law. More
March 24, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today issued a legal opinion regarding whether the state's Education Code authorizes the citizens of Harris County to use repealed Chapter 18 of the code to increase the county equalization tax. More
March 24, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Friday announced that both Clear Springs and Clear Fall high schools have received nominations for the Tommy Tune awards competition. More
March 22, 2014 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved salary increases for District employees. More
March 21, 2014 -- The Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. is accepting applications for its "Adopt a School" program. More
March 21, 2014 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams on Thursday announced that he will allow districts to satisfy a requirement to use graphing calculators with a graphing calculator application on a tablet for the 8th grade mathematics assessment under the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness test. More
March 18, 2014 -- Neches Federal Credit Union in Beaumont is currently accepting donations for the Hamshire-Fannett Elementary School, which was damaged by a fire on Tuesday. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Texas City Independent School District's Foundation for the Future will host its 7th Annual TCISD Youthfest & Duck Derby on Saturday at Sting Creek. More
March 14, 2014 -- Air Alliance Houston will present the Earth Day Art Contest on April 24 at Skyline Art Services. More
March 14, 2014 -- The Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation recently inducted new board members, and received an update regarding grant-funded projects by educators at Santa Fe ISD. More
March 14, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Don Hare has been named chief major projects officer. More
March 14, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 6-3, with Rhonda Skillern-Jones, Anna Eastman and Paula Harris opposed, to approve a motion to re-purpose the Jones High School campus into a specialized “Futures Academy”. More
March 14, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 6-3, with Rhonda Skillern-Jones, Anna Eastman, and Paula Harris opposed, to repurpose Jones High School into a specialized Futures Academy; and 5-4, with Eastman, killern-Jones, Harris and Wanda Adams to close Dodson Elementary. More
March 13, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission is serving as co-sponsor of the 2014 ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair, which takes place March 20-23 in San Antonio. More
March 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of the Schools Luncheon with the Lamar Consolidated and Needville school districts on April 25. More
March 12, 2014 -- Tiffany Mercer, a teacher in the Hillsboro Independent School District, has received the 2014 International Reading Association Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Award, with a $2,500 grant. More
March 12, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, which supported the Beaumont Independent School District bond referendum which called for the construction of new and modern schools and facilities, has issued a statement supporting a forensic audit to account for the bond funds. More
March 12, 2014 -- The Varnett Public School in Houston today announced that it is continuing to offer healthy meals and daily exercise to help reduce childhood obesity for its students. More
March 12, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet on Thursday to consider proposals to close Jones High School and Dodson Elementary School. More
March 11, 2014 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area has announced that Janice and Rick Gornto and Legend Health Care have underwritten the fifth annual Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament, which takes place on April 28 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
March 10, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host Brighter Bites, a collaborative offering fresh produce and nutritional education to low-income children and their families, at Lantrip Elementary on Wednesday to provide fresh produce to students. More
March 07, 2014 -- The San Jacinto College Central music department will host the Young Adult Artist Competition for Piano and Voice on March 22 in the Jan Corbin Recital Hall. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently received several communications awards from the Texas School Public Relations Association. More
March 06, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will break ground on the Challenger Columbia Stadium on March 26 near 2145 West NASA Boulevard. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees will review proposals to close Jones High School and Dodson Elementary School during the March 13 board meeting. More
March 05, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green today applauded a decision by the Houston Independent School District to remove Port Houston Elementary from a list of schools being considered for closure. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Varnett Public School in Houston recently hosted a celebration and fashion show in honor of the final day of Black History Month. More
February 27, 2014 -- Galveston College has announced that it is accepting applications from 8th and 9th grade student at Ball High School for its TRiO - Upward Bound program. More
February 26, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 4-3, with Win Weber, Ann Hammond and Page Rander opposed, to name the district’s future second stadium as the Challenger Columbia Stadium. More
February 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has announced that Lemonade Day Galveston will extend beyond Galveston Island to Galveston County on May 4. More
February 24, 2014 -- Charles Gooden, Jr. has filed for election to the Pearland Independent School District School Board-Position 1. More
February 24, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district's Houston Academy for International Studies has been nominated for the 2014 Blue Ribbon Schools award. More
February 21, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District will host a celebration for the Year of the Horse on Saturday at Sharpstown International School. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to engage Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP to provide auditing services for FY2014. More
February 19, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District and Galveston College will host a Federal Student Aid Sign-Up Day event on Thursday. More
February 18, 2014 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today presented Jovanii Hernandez of Westbrook Intermediate School in Friendswood with the department's monthly "GROW" Award. More
February 18, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green today issued a statement opposing a proposal by the Houston Independent School District to close Port Houston Elementary, one of five campuses being considered for closure by the district. More
February 17, 2014 -- Harris County Department of Education Adult Education teacher Caroll Hodo has been named "Teacher of the Year" by the Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently announced that HCDE Director Lidia Zatopek has been named president-elect of the Texas Alternative Certification Association. More
February 17, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently completed a floating wetlands area at the Education Village. More
February 14, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will host 500 middle-school students through March 19 in the Exploration Academy program, funded by The Boeing Company. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 6-2, with Juliet Stipeche and Rhonda Skillern-Jones opposed, to authorize possible reductions in force for continuing contract staff in certain employment areas. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has approved the expansion of the Academic Parent-Teacher Teams program. More
February 14, 2014 -- Texas City Independent School District has named Karen Mintsioulis as Director of Special Education. More
February 13, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that Syamantak Payra, an eighth grade student at Westbrook Intermediate School, recently won first place at the district's annual spelling bee. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will host its fourth annual CRAZY Krewe fun run and umbrella walk event on March 1. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to terminate the district's contract with the KIPP Foundation for the KIPP Coastal Village, which operated two campus charter schools at the district. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will consider expanding the Academic Parent-Teacher Teams program at Thursday's meeting. More
February 12, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green named Christian Menchaca as the recipient of the Sallie Mae Fund $500 scholarship during Green's Paying for College Workshop in Houston on Monday. More
February 11, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District has scheduled community meetings to share design concepts and site plans for several schools slated for construction under the 2012 bond program. More
February 11, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education elected Juliet Stipeche as president of the board during Monday's agenda review for the upcoming meeting on Thursday. More
February 10, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that Bay Elementary in Seabrook and Stewart Elementary in Kemah have been nominated as National Blue Ribbon Schools by the Texas Education Agency. More
February 09, 2014 -- Texas City Independent School District has released photos from several recent events around the district. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education has announced the regional winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. More
February 07, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district's Transportation Department has been recognized as one of the nation's best in 2013, according to School Bus Fleet, a magazine for school bus transportation. More
February 06, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green will host his "Paying for College Workshop" on February 10 at Chavez High School in Houston. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District on Wednesday announced that it is proposing the closure or re-purposing of five campuses at the end of the school year. More
February 05, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has been named a finalist by H-E-B for its 2014 Excellence in Education Awards program. More
February 05, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will open the 20th annual Space Exploration Educators Conference on Thursday, with journalist Dan Rather providing the keynote address. More
February 04, 2014 -- Harris County Department of Education Head Start La Porte is currently recruiting families of children ages 3-5 from targeted zip codes in La Porte, Pasadena, Deer Park, and Clear Creek independent school districts. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently held its annual planning retreat and welcomed its new board members at Space Center Houston. More
February 03, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District on Friday announced that the district has awarded a total of $18.2 million to teachers and staff under the ASPIRE Awards Program. More
February 03, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard recently presented Marine Safety Unit Texas City with the 2013 Sustained Excellence in Coast Guard Partnership in Education Award. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education has announced that its Cooperative for After-School Enrichment division has received a $390,000 grant from the Houston Endowment for enrichment activities through non-profit after-school providers to serve students in nine Houston-area school and community centers. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department and Aramark Education will launch "Kids with Character", a mentoring program recognizing elementary students who have displayed outstanding citizenship, on Monday. More
January 31, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University will host various education programs for students in February. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will welcome special guest Mikaila Ulmer, a 9-year-old Lemonade Day entrepreneur, to Galveston on Wednesday. More
January 28, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has issued a reminder that February 3 is the deadline to submit applications for the 2014 Women in STEM High School Aerospace Scholars program. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Houston Museum District Association recently hosted the 18th Annual Houston Museum Educators Open House. More
January 27, 2014 -- Texas City Independent School District is cancelling classes for Tuesday due to forecasts of severe weather conditions. More
January 24, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced the students who have been selected as Texas All-State musicians. More
January 24, 2014 -- Harris County Department of Education school board members were honored on Thursday at a reception in recognition of School Board Recognition Month in Texas. More
January 23, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced the winners of the 2013-2014 CCISD Science Fair. More
January 23, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the annual financial report for FY2013. More
January 23, 2014 -- The Texas Association of School Boards on Wednesday announced that more than 90 percent of teachers in Texas received a base salary increase for 2013-2014. More
January 22, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will speak on Saturday at the National School Choice Week Kickoff Celebration in Houston. More
January 21, 2014 -- Galveston Independent School District will hold a live webinar for an international science competition presented by Ball High School graduate Ian Smith on Wednesday at Central Middle School Media Arts Academy. More
January 21, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that more than 18,000 students are receiving laptops this month as part of the district's "PowerUp" initiative to provide every high school student a computer. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt an order calling for an election on May 10 for two positions on the board. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Employee Federation today presented a $5,000 Adopt-a-School grant from the national AFL-CIO to Ridgemont Elementary to purchase uniforms for the school's students. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation is selling barbecue for pick up during the Super Bowl, with proceeds benefiting the foundation. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference on January 25. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 7-0-1, with Wanda Adams abstaining to approve, on final reading, a revision to the district's policy to prohibit offensive or culturally insensitive mascots from being used at Houston schools. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted to approve the second reading of a policy update to prohibit the use of any race or ethnic group as a mascot or nickname. More
January 16, 2014 -- Dickinson High School has been nominated by the Houston Touchdown Club for the 5A Sportsmanship Award. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today to consider the final reading of a policy prohibiting offensive or culturally insensitive school mascots. More
January 15, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking community members to serve on the naming committee for the district's second stadium. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference on January 25 at the Kingdom Builders' Center in Houston. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Department of Education has received the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International. More
January 09, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith on Wednesday delivered the State of the District Address. More w/Video
January 08, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Superintendent Terry Grier has been named one of four finalists for the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Texas Historical Commission has awarded Santa Fe Independent School District's original 1928 high school building an Official Texas Historical Marker. More
January 07, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host a community meeting on January 15 to present preliminary designs for renovations planned for Clear Brook High School in Friendswood. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Texas Association of School Boards is encouraging education and community leaders to show appreciation to their local school board members in January in observance of School Board Recognition Month. More
December 26, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District's Team Zero Gravity from McWhirter Elementary recently received first place at the FIRST Lego League qualifier robotics competition. More
December 24, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District plays a part in a "miracle story" for a school district employee family." More
December 20, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the Houston Endowment will release a $3 million payment for the district's Apollo school turnaround program in January. More
December 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve campus improvement plans for AIM, Austin, Central, Crenshaw, ECU, Morgan, Oppe and Parker. More
December 18, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District today announced that the district performed better than most large urban school districts in math, according to the National Assessment of Education Progress report. More
December 17, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district has won nearly $30 million in federal "Race to the Top" funding. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the design development of the Clear Lake High School Rebuild Project. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and CITGO Petroleum Corporation on Monday announced the launch of their "Kindling Young Minds" program aimed at boosting attendance at six Houston high schools. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently received grants from the Lunar Rendevous Festival, Target and the Employee Community Fund of Boeing Houston for the league's Operation School Bell program. More
December 13, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a policy that prohibits the use of “any race or ethnic group as a mascot or nickname”, which will prompt the change of some of the district's mascot and team names. More
December 13, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday took the first step in approving a measure that would prohibit "offensive or culturally insensitive mascots". More
December 13, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday agreed to authorize the district to negotiate contracts with five firms to provide construction manager at risk services on selected 2012 bond projects. More
December 12, 2013 -- Blocker Middle School in Texas City will host Holiday in the Park on December 19, with refreshments and entertainment, including 30,000 pounds of snow. More
December 12, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet tonight and consider approving a policy that would prohibit offensive or culturally insensitive mascots. More
December 10, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet on Thursday to consider contracts with five firms for construction projects under the district's 2012 bond program. More
December 10, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District reports on recent events. More
December 09, 2013 -- Hamshire-Fannett Independent School District in Jefferson County has announced that it is accepting non-resident student transfers. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Texas City High School Choir Department will present "Sounds of the Season", a holiday concert, on December 17 and 19. More
December 05, 2013 -- The 2013 Statewide No Child Left Behind Parental Involvement Conference is being held today through Saturday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
December 04, 2013 -- The Official Kickoff of National School Choice Week will take place on January 25 at MinuteMaid Park in Houston. More
December 04, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District's Ball High School is participating in the 33rd Annual "Share Your Holidays" Food Drive through Friday, with the school accepting donations of non-perishable food items. More
December 02, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host a community meeting on Thursday to gather input concerning the rebuilding of the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. More
December 02, 2013 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area has announced that the fifth annual Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament will be held on April 28 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host information sessions about its educator preparation program on December 5 and 10. More
November 25, 2013 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently joined "Soft Toys for Education" program targeting at risk students at K.E. Little Elementary School in Bacliff. More
November 25, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District recently received a donation of 20 laptop computers from Lockheed Martin Corporation for Dunbar Middle School. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Thursday announced that Derek Gillard has been named director of Choice Partners, the department's purchasing cooperative. More
November 21, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to cast the district's ballots in favor of re-electing Victor Pierson and electing Scott Brast to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 20, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District today announced that it has been named a finalist for federal "Race to the Top" funds. More
November 19, 2013 -- United States District Court Judge Keith P. Ellison has dismissed all claims in a lawsuit filed by a district contractor against the Houston Independent School District and Trustee Larry Marshall that had alleged bribery and manipulation of contracts. More
November 19, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to cast the district’s votes in favor of electing Scott Brast and re-electing Gary Jones to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 18, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District will restore the magnet designation and funding for the 2014-2015 academic year at Burbank and Elrod elementary schools. More
November 18, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Center for Grants Development is providing grant assistance through workshops and other resources to school districts and charter schools in the county. More
November 18, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education is seeking volunteers to participate in the "SuperMENtors Read" program, reading for an hour once a month to students at Head Start centers in the county. More
November 18, 2013 -- The Texas Association of School Boards today released a salary survey of state-wide superintendent salaries. More
November 15, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District has posted a report on an investigation of a threat of a shooting at the high school. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District reports today that independent investigators have uncovered information indicating possible student testing irregularities during the 2012-2013 school year at two elementary schools – Jefferson Elementary School and Atherton Elementary School. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the sale of the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice campus to St. Thomas High School for a total of $60 million. More
November 14, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday authorized the sale of the campus housing the district’s High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. More
November 14, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District will launch a district-wide recycling program on Friday in recognition of America Recycles Day. More
November 14, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is responding to a bomb threat at Atascocita High School in Humble. More
November 14, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to issue certificates of election for the November 5 trustee election, re-electing board members David O'Neal, Jr. and Ken Jencks. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation today named Bruce Reed as president of the foundation. More
November 12, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host its Asian-American College & Career Day event on Thursday at Bellaire High School. More
November 12, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding an incident involving two Thomas Middle School students who were approached by a man who asked them to go with him. More
November 11, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has selected artwork by three of the district's students as finalists for the 2013 Houston ISD Holiday Greeting Card. More
November 09, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently hosted its annual gala at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. More
November 08, 2013 -- University of Houston is accepting applications from Houston-area grade school students through November 15 for the 12th Annual Mars Rover Model Celebration and Competition. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the 28th Annual R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference on January 25. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Texas Association of School Boards on Thursday announced that Grover S. Campbell has been named associate executive director for TASB's Governmental Relations division. More
November 07, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District today announced that Karin Miller has been named assistant superintendent of support services. More
November 07, 2013 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today reported that 14 school districts in the state have been placed on the Fourth Annual AP District Honor Roll. More
November 07, 2013 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced that average mathematics scores for 8th and 4th grade students in Texas schools were higher than the national average, according to the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress results. More
November 07, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department is investigating an incident involving a suspected vehicle break-in at Barbara Jordan High School today. More
November 04, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District has provided photos of several recent events. More
November 04, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that it is accepting applicants for its High School Aerospace Scholars program. More
November 01, 2013 -- Representatives from more than 100 schools in the Houston Independent School District will be on hand during a School Choice Open House on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northwest Mall, 9500 Hempstead Highway. More
November 01, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has announced that it is hosting three distribution sites as part of an exercise being conducted by the Texas Department of State Health Services through Saturday. More
October 31, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District has announced changes to its after-school activities today due to severe weather conditions. More
October 31, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has canceled all after-school activities for today due to severe weather. More
October 31, 2013 -- The Texas Association of Business on Wednesday announced that a report by the Intercultural Development Research Association shows a "slight improvement" in high school drop out rates. More
October 30, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that staff retention data shows that the highest-performing teachers at the district are more likely to continue teaching at Houston ISD. More
October 29, 2013 -- Raise Your Hand Texas, a non-profit education advocacy organization, recently hosted a luncheon for parents in the Clear Creek Independent School District. More
October 29, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Greg Bonnen today announced the launch of the 2013-2014 High School Aerospace Scholars project. More
October 29, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host the Ivy + College Night event tonight at Davis High School and Texas College Night on November 6 at Reagan High School. More
October 29, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve an offer and strike price agreement for electricity through the Texas General Land Office and Cavallo Energy Texas. More
October 25, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today presented its 2013 Hall of Fame awards during the district's Annual Partnership Appreciation Breakfast. More
October 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it is extending its free mobile phone app, iWatch Harris County, to allow the public to report tips on crimes directly to the Houston Independent School District Police Department. More
October 21, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host a community meeting on Tuesday regarding the plans for the rebuilding of McWhirter Elementary School. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently recognized its organizing committee and award winners for the foundation's upcoming annual gala, which will be held on November 2. More
October 18, 2013 -- Computer recycling programs Comp-U-Dopt and TechnoCycle are donating 165 free, refurbished computers to students at Houston Independent School District on Saturday. More
October 17, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it closing 20 of its magnet school programs due to under-enrollment. More
October 17, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District, in observance of College Readiness Month, urges parents to plan for college for their children. More
October 17, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District has issued a news release regarding its bus safety efforts as part of National School Bus Safety Week. More
October 16, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Tuesday announced that the organization has surpassed $350 million in overall educational commitment to Texas students since 1932. More
October 16, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $220,000 contract with Wexford, Inc. for evaluation services for the new Magnet Schools Assistance grant. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a workshop meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to name Scott Bockart as assistant superintendent for secondary education. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees for the Clear Creek Independent School District unanimously approved Scott Bockart as the new Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education during the October 14, 2013 workshop. More
October 15, 2013 -- Update: The Galveston Independent School District Police Department has lifted lockdown procedures initiated today at three schools due to a home invasion reported in the area. More
October 11, 2013 -- The Greater Lights On Alliance will host a "Lights On Afterschool!" rally and press conference on October 17 at the Houston City Hall Rotunda. More
October 11, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 4-3, with Anna Eastman, Juliet Stipeche and Michael Lunceford opposed, to approve, after lengthy discussion and amendment, a property tax rate of $1.1867 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year, an increase of three cents compared to 2012. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday authorized the district to negotiate contracts with seven firms to provide construction manager at risk services on selected 2012 bond projects. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday adopted a 3-cent property tax rate increase. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the use of a new form of an illicit drug by several 8th grade students at Blocker Middle School in Texas City. More
October 10, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host its Imagination Celebration on October 19 at the Education Village. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday will consider contracts for projects under the 2012 bond program, as well as for projects related to improvements in the former North Forest Independent School District, which was annexed into Houston ISD this year. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education Cooperative for After-School Enrichment recently hosted the Out-of-School Time Conference. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District will host twelve school choice fairs throughout October and November across the district. More
October 07, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host special recognition nights for first responders, NASA and contractor employees, and veterans at its upcoming football games. More
October 07, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently named four new members to its board of directors and installed the board's new executive committee. More
October 04, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will is hosting a series of community meetings for the first 17 schools slated for construction in the 2012 bond program. More
October 04, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that Jillian Howard, a teacher at Landolt Elementary School, has been named Texas Teacher of the Year. More
October 02, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding an altercation between a suspect and a Houston ISD police officer at Chavez High School. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Texas Association of School Boards has named Keith Brown, superintendent of Bay City Independent School District, as Superintendent of the Year. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently received a donation of 6,000 books to its Head Start centers from a local Houston high school senior. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that a bond financing plan recently approved by the board of trustees may save taxpayers as much as $51 million. More
September 28, 2013 -- Operation School Bell recently delivered over 1,000 school uniforms to fourteen Harris County Department of Education Head Start centers. More
September 28, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing on a proposed property tax rate increase on October 10 at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. More
September 28, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District has been awarded a $4 million Magnet School Assistance Program grant by the United States Department of Education. More
September 28, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District recently broke ground on South Early College High School, the first new school within the 2012 bond program. More
September 28, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District will celebrate its win of the Broad Prize for Urban Education on September 30 at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. More
September 27, 2013 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday named Terri Watkins as the sole finalist for the school district's next superintendent. More
September 26, 2013 -- Six Houston Independent School District schools have been awarded a combined $12 million in federal grant funds for new magnet programs that emphasize science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) instruction. More
September 26, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today reported that a Westside High School student was cut with a knife while helping fight off a man who was trying to abduct a fellow student at a bus stop at Waldemar and Bentworth. More
September 26, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced that eight seniors in the district have been named as semifinalists for the National Achievement Scholarship Program. More
September 26, 2013 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams on Thursday issued a statement regarding Houston Independent School District's receipt of the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education. More
September 25, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it has been awarded the Broad Prize for Urban Education, which provides $550,000 in college scholarships. More
September 24, 2013 -- 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 2013 tax year. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Beaumont Rotary Centennial Playground at 600 Crockett Street will open on Tuesday with a Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. More
September 20, 2013 -- Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant will host "La Dolce Vita", a fundraiser by the Galveston Restaurant Group benefiting the Galveston Educational Foundation, on October 10. More
September 20, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday received an update regarding the progress on the district's capital building programs. More
September 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce Partnership's Community Activation Fund has received donations towards implementing Rachel's Challenge in Galveston Independent School District. More
September 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a $165,489 contract with the Shiloh Treatment Center for educational residential services, speech services and related services. More
September 17, 2013 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation recently received a donation from Marathon Petroleum. More
September 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education today honored Jim Guidry and Guidry News Service, along with two other area journalists, with Media Honor Roll awards for 2013. More
September 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education has named Trisha Jensen as food contracts director and assistant director for the department's Choice Partners cooperative. More
September 17, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District is hosting a series of parent orientation sessions to discuss school choice options and to introduce its new online application for magnet programs. More
September 16, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation has selected its annual award winners, which will be honored at the foundation's annual gala November 2. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to authorize the negotiation and execution of contracts for the demolition of the Delmar Fieldhouse facility to fast track the replacement of the fieldhouse. More
September 13, 2013 -- The assistant director of the Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday spoke during the Center for Safe and Secure Schools operations board meeting at the Harris County Department of Education. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday unanimously approved the motion to fast-track the construction of a new Delmar-Tusa Fieldhouse by demolishing the existing facility while design for the new facility is underway More
September 12, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Wednesday announced that 43 students in the district have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. More
September 12, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Wednesday announced that 60 students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. More
September 12, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Wednesday invited students from the Children First Academy, a charter school closed this week by the Texas Education Agency, to enroll in Houston schools. More
September 11, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District will commemorate the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Ike on Thursday at the Galveston Island Convention Center and on Saturday at Ball High School. More
September 11, 2013 -- The Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Honey Bear Drill Team will host its 2013 Annual Clinic on September 21 at the school's gym in Orange. More
September 10, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Saturday conducted its "Grads Within Reach" Walk, utilizing more than 600 volunteers to encourage students who had not returned to school this year to re-enroll. More
September 09, 2013 -- The NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston recently hosted the Voyage Back to School event for Clear Creek Independent School District students who had participated in the Summer of Innovation camps. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education, in its meeting on Thursday, will consider fast-tracking construction of the new Delmar-Tusa Fieldhouse by demolishing the existing fieldhouse while design of the new facility is underway. More
September 09, 2013 -- Clear Creek High School's Wind Ensemble will perform at the Midwest Clinic, held in December in Chicago. More
September 06, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has named Daniel Gohl Chief Academic Officer. More
September 06, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Daniel Gohl has been named the district's chief academic officer. More
September 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education has announced that it is operating two Academic and Behavior Center schools to provide special needs students with intellectual, developmental and behavorial disorders with a flexible education environment. More
September 04, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to authorize a payment to the Texas Education Agency for attendance credits under the state’s school financing plan. More
September 04, 2013 -- Cindy Schulz, executive director of Gulf Coast Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Inc. has posted an appeal to adults to participate in a youth mentoring program. More
September 03, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is launching a text message notification system for emergency events such as school closures, shelter-in-place or lockdowns. More
September 02, 2013 -- Target Corporation has made a grant to provide books for the Houston Independent School District's THINK Literacy program at the Apollo 20 elementary schools. More
September 02, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Parent Advisory Council has developed recommendations on the use of tablets in the schools. More
August 29, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt the district's FY2014 Budget. More
August 28, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District today issued a news release regarding the passage of a measure by voters on Tuesday that allows the district to purchase attendance credits from the state to come into compliance with the state's school financing system. More
August 27, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District is holding a special election today to seek voter approval to purchase attendance credits from the state to satisfy requirements of the state’s school financing system. More
August 27, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has awarded the 2013 Principals of the Year awards. More
August 26, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District is holding a special election on Tuesday to receive voter approval for the purchase of attendance credits from the state. More
August 26, 2013 -- The Texas Association of School Administrators today named six finalists for the Texas Teacher of the Year program, including Clear Creek Independent School District teacher Jillian Howard. More
August 24, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will hold the 3rd Annual Step Up for Education Expo and Lemonade Day Galveston 2014 Kick-off Event on October 3 at the Hotel Galvez. More
August 24, 2013 -- The Deer Park Independent School District education foundation has received a $1,200 donation from the Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union. More
August 23, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will start the 2013-2014 school year on Monday with several events, including the opening of two new school buildings, and two new specialty magnet schools. More
August 23, 2013 -- Early voting ended today in the special election by Galveston Independent School District to gain voter approval to purchase attendance credits from the state with local tax revenues. More
August 22, 2013 -- Harris County Department of Education's Center for Safe and Secure Schools urges parents to discuss school bus safety measures with their children. More
August 22, 2013 -- Music Doing Good with Instruments in Houston is currently accepting donated instruments near Richmond and Montrose. More
August 22, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt an order calling for an election on November 5 for districts 2-B and 7-G on the board. More
August 21, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently expanded its dropout prevention program to include Clear Brook High School in Friendswood. More
August 20, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will hold a tele-town hall meeting for North Forest parents on Thursday. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a FY2014 Budget of $360,955,000. More
August 19, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a training on Thursday for local school employees to help them be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes and how to help manage them. More
August 16, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education today delivered a draft proposal from the Harris County School Readiness Corporation to the department's board of trustees detailing the proposed structure for governance and a work program to improve early childhood care and education. More
August 15, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District will host its Back to School Fair on Friday at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort. More
August 14, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District recently hosted a Basic School Resource Course for officers with several school police stations. More
August 13, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that the Moody Permanent Endowment Fund has awarded almost $240,000 to the Galveston ISD Educational Foundation to spend on balanced literacy programs at middle schools, as well as Internet accessibility and iPads for Austin Middle School. More
August 13, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently hosted a training course in combating violent intruders for school districts and local first-responder agencies. More
August 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education has published a calendar featuring important dates for 25 Harris County school districts. More
August 12, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District on Friday reported that two Dickinson students spent the summer working on experiments to be taken to the International Space Station. More
August 12, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that Jillian Howard, the district's Elementary Teacher of the Year, has been selected as the Region 4 Elementary Teacher of the Year. More
August 09, 2013 -- The City of Houston, presenting sponsor Shell Oil Company and Motiva Enterprises LLC and event host University of Houston, will present the 3rd Annual Mayor’s Back to School Fest, on Saturday, August 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Athletics/Alumni Center and Hofheinz Pavilion on the University of Houston Main Campus. More
August 09, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to seek independent third-party academic reviews of the Apollo 20 program's evaluation report. More
August 08, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education voted unanimously on Thursday to open the campuses on January 2014 at the Felix Fraga Academic HCC campus and the Gulfton HCC campus for students who are in danger of dropping out of school or who have already dropped out. More
August 08, 2013 -- Harris County Department of Education Adult Education manager May O'Brien has achieved the Certified Manager in Program Improvement certification, becoming one of the 75 Texas adult education administrators to do so. More
August 08, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has released its Performance Index Report under the state's new accountability system. More
August 08, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district earned an overall "Met Standard" rating under the state's new accountability system. More
August 08, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that families must complete an application for their children to qualify for free and reduced-price meals. More
August 08, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today and consider a partnership with Houston Community College to open two middle college high schools. More
August 08, 2013 -- AVANCE in Houston has received a donation from the Indo American Charity Foundation in support of the agency's Parent-Child program. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department has been awarded the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies accreditation. More
August 07, 2013 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association recently participated in a science teachers and industry workshop to provide teachers with resources and information to help them guide students who are interested in pursuing careers in the chemical and petrochemical industry. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation has extended its deadline for nominations for its annual awards through August 23. More
August 06, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has renamed the Clear View Education Center as Clear View High School. More
August 06, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today urged families in the North Forest area to complete their applications for the district's free or reduced price meals program. More
August 06, 2013 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced that the Texas high school on-time graduation rate set an all-time high for the class of 2012, with 87.7 percent of students graduating. More
August 05, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District will hold public meetings regarding the August 27 special election on Wednesday at Ball High School for Galveston voters and on Thursday at Crenshaw Elementary and Middle School for Bolivar voters. More
August 05, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host emergency and rescue training on Tuesday for all of the district's bus drivers and attendants. More
August 05, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Foundation on Sunday presented several prizes, including a new car to a Bellaire High School graduate, during the foundation's "Cool to be Smart" celebration. More
August 02, 2013 -- La Porte Independent School District is offering a dual credit program to allow high school students to attend San Jacinto College free of charge. More
August 02, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently hosted a seminar on cyber security for area leaders. More
August 01, 2013 -- The Galveston County Health District will conduct the "Kids Health Fest 2013", an immunization drive, through August 30 at the district's Texas City immunization clinic. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District is seeking Construction Manager at Risk services for the 2012 bond program projects. More
July 31, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch will collect donated school supplies for disadvantaged Galveston Independent School District students and university pediatrics patients through August 23 at the John Sealy Hospital in Galveston and in Research Building #6 on the university's campus. More
July 31, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District on Tuesday announced that it will transition from a half-day to a full-day pre-kindergarten program for the coming school year. More
July 31, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced guidelines for the district's free and reduced price meal program. More
July 30, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District has provided information regarding its August 27 special election to seek approval for the purchase of attendance credits from the state. More
July 29, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District will hold a press conference on Tuesday to announce the new >FUTURES Academy of Health Science Careers at Westside High School, a partnership with Houston Community College and the University of Texas MD Anderson School of Health Professions to expose students to career fields in the health arena. More
July 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will hold training for threat assessments, such as active shooter threats, on August 6. More
July 26, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host its Third Annual Cool to be Smart celebration on August 4 at the Bayou City Event Center. More
July 25, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to schedule a public meeting for August 28 to discuss the district's FY2014 Budget and proposed property tax rate. More
July 24, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District today announced that Carla Voelkel has been named deputy superintendent for educational services, and Dr. Vonda Washington as principal of Dunbar Middle School. More
July 23, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Tiffany Dávila-Dunne has been named chief communications officer for the district. More
July 23, 2013 -- Gulf Coast Big Brothers & Big Sisters will hold its 28th annual Bowl for Kids' Sake event August 6, 11 and 13 at AMF Star Lanes, 2404 Palmer Hwy, Texas City, TX. More
July 23, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District recently received a grade of "B-" in a stakeholder satisfaction survey of the district. More
July 23, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to select Turner Construction Company for Construction Manager At-Risk services for the second district stadium bond project. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education is hosting a "Science Teachers and Industry" workshop this week to help science teachers gain a better understanding of the chemical industry and area chemical plants. More
July 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will sponsor a “Science Teachers and Industry” workshop next week to address the chemical industry’s concern for the health and safety of its workers, community and the environment. More
July 19, 2013 -- The Cooperative for After-School Enrichment received $326,618 from the OneStar Foundation to support 32 AmeriCorps members who work in after-school programs throughout Harris County. More
July 18, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has published results of a survey of parents, students and staff. More
July 18, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education this morning is considering staff recommendations on construction manager at risk services on bond projects approved by the voters in 2012. More
July 16, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation will present the Dennis Johnson Memorial Small Business Award during the Annual Gala, which will take place on November 2. More
July 16, 2013 -- Assistance League of the Bay Area participated in the launch of Kids U 2013 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, featuring an array of subjects including Mandarin Chinese, Video Game design, Cool Science experiments, Writing and Egyptology. More
July 15, 2013 -- The Texas Medical Center in Houston reminds parents to vaccinate their children before school starts. More
July 15, 2013 -- Six Houston-area educators have been selected to attend the Fifth Annual Teachers’ Law School in Austin. More
July 10, 2013 -- Nominations are now being accepted for annual awards for Outstanding Clear Creek Independent School District Alumni and CCISD Superstars. More
July 09, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Dr. Brent Kirkpatrick as assistant principal at Space Center Intermediate School. More
July 07, 2013 -- Harris County Department of Education science specialist Lisa Felske recently visited the White House for a presentation of the Champion of Change Award to Sandra Henderson who created the research-based Project BudBurst. More
July 03, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education gained 12 national awards from the 2013 National School Public Relations Association and will be recognized for achievement at the NSPRA conference in July in San Diego, California. More
July 03, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has announced that summer school instruction will be offered for students in the North Forest community from July 8 through August 1. More
July 01, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today officially annexed the North Forest Independent School District and notified the students in that district that they will be able to participate in the Houston ISD’s free summer meal program from July 8 to August 1. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Texas Association of School Boards has announced the regional winners of the 2013 Superintendent of the Year award. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees is accepting nominations for the 2013 Citizen of the Year. More
June 27, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Wednesday announced that Trustee Page Rander has earned the designation of Master Trustee from the Texas Association of School Boards. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District will hold summer school for North Forest at four campuses from July 8 through August 1. More
June 26, 2013 -- United States District Court Judge David Hittner today denied the North Forest Independent School District’s request for a temporary restraining order to stop the merger with Houston ISD. More
June 26, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has issued a news release regarding the recent approval of an increase in school lunch prices by the board of trustees. More
June 25, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-1, with Ken Baliker opposed, to approve an increase in school lunch prices. More
June 25, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 6-3, with Anna Eastman, Juliet Stipeche and Michael Lunceford opposed, to approve the district’s $1.62 billion FY2014 Budget. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education approved today a $1.62 billion budget for the 2013-2014 academic year that includes $16 million to provide additional support to students at struggling schools and 2-percent pay raises for all HISD employees. More
June 24, 2013 -- U.S. Judge David Hittner issued no ruling today in North Forest Independent School District’s request for a temporary restraining order, announcing that he would rule later this week. More
June 21, 2013 -- The North Forest Independent School District will go to Houston federal court before Judge Hittner on Monday to request a temporary restraining order to restrain the Texas Education agency from implementing the closure or abolition of the North Forest District into the Houston ISD and to restrain TEA from abolishing the North Forest ISD Board of Trustees. More
June 21, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a pledge from BP Texas City Chemicals for continued support of the Adopt A School Program. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday postponed action on the district's $1.62 billion FY2014 Budget until a special meeting on Monday. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Houston ISD Board of Education’s scheduled vote on the 2013-2014 budget has been rescheduled for 5 p.m. on Monday, June 24. More
June 20, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District has issued a news release regarding a special election called by the board of trustees for the purchase of attendance credits. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement for the purchase of attendance credits as provided by the Texas Education Agency. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet on Thursday to consider adopting the $1.62 billion 2013-2014 budget. More
June 14, 2013 -- A state district court judge in Austin today dismissed the North Forest Independent School District's lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency to prevent North Forest's merger into Houston ISD. More
June 14, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve changes to the boundary of the school district contingent upon the annexation of the North Forest Independent School District into Houston ISD. More
June 14, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has scheduled a series of public meetings to discuss the proposed annexation of the North Forest Independent School District. More
June 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will initiate "SuperMENtors Read" at all sixteen Head Start centers throughout the county in the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. More
June 12, 2013 -- The Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation has awarded grants to seven projects in the Santa Fe Independent School District. More
June 11, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District spotlights recent events. More
June 11, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that it has awarded more than $1 million in college scholarships to Texas 4-H members. More
June 11, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Monday announced the preliminary results for the 2013 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STARR, exam. More
June 10, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has provided an updated list of locations that will offer free summer meals to children. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees has appointed Howard Jefferson to serve the remainder of the term for Position 7. More
June 07, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host 41 commencement ceremonies during the weekend for nearly 9,000 students graduating from Houston high schools. More
June 07, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will launch its free summer meals program on June 11 at more than 200 schools across the district. More
June 04, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District recently participated in a variety of events. More
June 04, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District will offer a free summer food program for students up to 18 years old from June 10 through August 9 at various locations. More
June 04, 2013 -- A team from Houston Independent School District's Reagan High School has been declared the UIL State Mathematics Champion. More
May 31, 2013 -- The North Forest Independent School District today won a temporary restraining order halting plans to merge the district with the Houston Independent School District. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Texas City Independent School District has named Holly La Roe as principal of Texas City High School. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation today named nine high school students in the Houston Independent School District as recipients of Broad Prize college scholarships. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently presented Teacher Innovative Grants to teachers at 32 schools in the Clear Creek Independent School District. More
May 28, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host tele-town hall meetings for North Forest parents on Wednesday. More
May 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold its KidSpot summer theatre camp from June 10 through 14 and June 17 through 21 at Powell Arena Theatre. More
May 24, 2013 -- Administrative Law Judge William G. Newchurch of the State Board of Administrative Hearings today ruled against the North Forest Independent School District in its appeal of the closure order from the Texas Education Agency. More
May 23, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host a dedication ceremony for the new Neff Elementary School campus on Friday. More
May 23, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Wednesday hosted its scholarship banquet, where more than $7 million was awarded to 396 students. More
May 22, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System on Tuesday announced that its Aviation Club, which encourages students to explore possible careers in the field of aviation and aerospace, has provided scholarship assistance to four members of its inaugural class. More
May 22, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Tuesday named Paige Fernandez of Neff Elementary School and Kay Kubena of Bellaire High School as the district's 2013 Teachers of the Year. More
May 22, 2013 -- Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart today announced that, through a partnership with Bellaire High School, students will utilize voting equipment used in Harris County elections to vote for their student government in an effort to educate students on voting. More
May 21, 2013 -- State Representative Carol Alvarado on Tuesday released a statement regarding the Texas Senate passage of House Bill 217. More
May 21, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host its Celebration of Excellence ceremony tonight to honor the 2013 Teachers of the Year. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $4,992,744 contract for professional architectural services to PBK Arthitects for the Clear Lake High School Rebuild Project. More
May 20, 2013 -- Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts has announced that six of the school's students will participate in a national "peer-to-peer education" jazz tour this week to perform in Indianapolis public schools. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Laura Recovery Center has announced that Ryan Bynum of Friendswood High School has been named as a recipient of the Laura Smither Scholarship. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District on Friday released a statement regarding the Texas Legislature's budget agreement. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District has received the 2013 Excellence in Public Fleet Sustainability award from the National Association of Fleet Administrators. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department has announced that it will participate in the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign, which begins Monday. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to apply for a third year continuation of the Cycle 7 – 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant for funding not to exceed $1.5 million. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will hold the Energy City of the Future 2050 event on Friday at the University of Houston. More
May 15, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District members of the Board of Education Anna Eastman and Manuel Rodriguez, Jr., during the May edition of HISD Up Close, are encouraging parents, teachers and principals to return the district's customer satisfaction survey by May 20. More
May 14, 2013 -- Assistance League of the Bay Area recently received recognition as a key community partner from Communities In Schools-Bay Area during the Volunteer Appreciation Event. More
May 14, 2013 -- The Young Women's College Preparatory Academy in the Houston Independent School District will host its inaugural National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony tonight. More
May 14, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation of sports equipment from the Houston Dynamo for students at McWhirter Elementary School. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently held their Annual Presidents' Dinner. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the selection of six firms to perform design work for various projects from the 2012 bond program. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has authorized the district to negotiate design contracts with six firms on selected 2012 bond projects, including two of the district’s renowned specialty high schools – DeBakey High School for the Health Professions and the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded the University of Houston-Downtown and the University of Houston-Clear Lake with $90,000 in scholarships for summer camps emphasizing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. More
May 09, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Wednesday announced that 10 seniors from five of Houston's high schools have been named National Merit Scholarship winners. More
May 08, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the Summer Autism Institute, a conference focused this year on autism spectrum disorder, June 24-25. More
May 07, 2013 -- The Texas Senate on Monday approved a bill to reduce the number of standardized tests needed to graduate high school and offer a new degree program to give students "more flexibility" when choosing classes. More
May 07, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host a job information session on Friday and a job fair on May 18 for North Forest Independent School District employees interested in applying for positions in Houston ISD, which will be annexing the North Forest school district effective July 1. More
May 07, 2013 -- Artist Boat will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at Morales Elementary School in Pasadena on May 30 in celebration of the creation of artwork and "nativescape" gardening by Richey Elementary students. More
May 06, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that Chad Cryer, a history teacher at Bryan High School in Bryan, and John Williams, a government teacher at Fort Bend Christian Academy in Sugar Land, have been selected to receive the university's Inspiration Award for Exceptional Education. More
May 06, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District today announced the district's 2012-2013 Campus Teachers of the Year and Principal of the Year. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education has issued a news release on the department's music therapy program for students with disabilities. More
May 05, 2013 -- Satori School in Galveston celebrated its 31st year with a Barbecue and Auction fundraiser at Garten Verein on Saturday. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Cooperative for After-School Enrichment will host a student culinary competition on Friday. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Texas Senate on Wednesday approved legislation that would provide that poorly performing schools would be placed in a special independent school district with other failing schools statewide. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation will host its seventh annual "It's Our Time to Shine" Fashion Show on May 19 at the South Shore Harbour Resort. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held the second annual Best Tasting Contest in Saengerfest Park in conjunction with Lemonade Day Galveston, which will take place on Sunday. More
April 29, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has provided early voting information for the district's school board and bond referendum election. More
April 26, 2013 -- Representatives from more than 70 Houston Independent School District schools will be available to talk to parents at the HISD School Choice Fair on Saturday, April 27 at the Hattie Mae White Education Support Center at 4400 West 18th Street. More
April 26, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District is holding a series of community meetings in April and May to outline the district's budgeting process. More
April 25, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host its School Choice Fair on Saturday at the Hattie Mae White Education Support Center. More
April 24, 2013 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has posted a message to the GuidryNews.com Forum in support of the Clear Creek Independent School District Bond Issue. More
April 23, 2013 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams today announced four components that will be part of the state's 2013 accountability system for school districts, campuses and charters. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department today reported that charges of making a terroristic threat have been filed against Rodney Joseph Sauls, a student at Westbury High School, for making a bomb threat against the school earlier in the month. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Dr. Tory Hill as executive director of professional learning. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Varnett Charter School in Houston recently hosted a reading workshop for parents. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Board of Directors of the League City Chamber of Commerce has adopted a resolution in support of the Clear Creek Independent School District capital bond referendum. More
April 22, 2013 -- Students of Hughes Road Elementary in the Dickinson Independent School District recently raised more than $6,000 for two causes. More
April 22, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district holds half of the top 30 rankings of schools in the eight-county area, according to a ranking of the Greater Houston area by Children at Risk. More
April 19, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a Clear Creek Independent School District School Board candidates forum on April 24 in the League City Council Chambers. More
April 18, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin on Tuesday and Wednesday hosted tree planting ceremonies at Genoa Elementary School in Pasadena Independent School District, Deerwood Elementary in Humble ISD and Westbrook Intermediate in Clear Creek ISD to celebrate Earth Week 2013. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education has announced that the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment's AmeriCorps members will host a community garden party on Friday at Park Place Elementary in Houston. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to increase the number of incoming freshman students admitted into the Ball High School Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academy from 125 to 145 students. More
April 17, 2013 -- BP Texas City Chemicals today announced that employees recently volunteered to give students lessons in economics through the local chapter Junior Achievement at Texas City and La Marque schools. More
April 17, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman will be the keynote speaker at Austin High School's second annual White Rose Dinner on Thursday. More
April 16, 2013 -- Students from the Yates Magnet School of Communications in Houston on Saturday will launch a regular one-hour radio program on KCOH 1230 AM. More
April 16, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that 33 of the district's high schools have made the list of the Washington Post High School Challenge's rankings of the nation's top nine percent. More
April 16, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has launched its April segment of its monthly "Up Close" television show, hosted by Board President Anna Eastman on HISD-TV. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance conducted its 2013 State of the Schools Address last week at Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club. More
April 15, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district's police department has filed charges of indecency with a child against Devin Delarosa, a former school security guard. More
April 15, 2013 -- Satori School in Galveston will host its annual Barbecue and Auction from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Garten Verein on Saturday, May 4. More
April 13, 2013 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party has endorsed Nick Long in his candidacy for the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast benefiting Communities In Schools-Bay Area will take place on April 17 on the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the All-Earth Ecobot Challenge on Saturday. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve contracts with 12 architectural design firms for projects under the 2012 bond program. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday authorized the district to negotiate design contracts with 12 firms on a dozen more 2012 bond projects, including 10 of the largest high schools. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted to create two new magnet schools that will offer a highly rigorous curriculum emphasizing science, technology, engineering and mathematics. More
April 11, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Wednesday announced that seven students have been named National Achievement Scholarship winners. More
April 11, 2013 -- Galveston College is hosting an exhibit of artwork by Ball High School students today through April 25, with an opening reception being held today at the Fine Arts building. More
April 11, 2013 -- Nia-Isabella Garza of Brownsville has been announced as the grand prize winner for the Texas General Land Office's Adopt-A-Beach Treasures of the Texas Coast Children's Art Contest. More
April 10, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will consider a proposal on Thursday to create two new magnet schools. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will initiate "SuperMENtors Read" at all of its Head Start centers in the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. More
April 08, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will consider 12 contracts for work related to the 2012 Bond Election at its meeting on April 11. More
April 05, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District has formed a Bond Oversight Committee. More
April 05, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today launched its "Bond 411", an online question and answer forum to provide information on the district's bond referendum on the May 11 election ballot. More
April 05, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will hold a live talk between students with Mary Marek Elementary School in Pearland and astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Monday. More
April 05, 2013 -- The Varnett Public School in Houston has announced openings for various positions. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Wednesday announced the launch of a new web site by the Texas Center for Grants Development, which provides information on grant workshops or webinars and grant resources. More
April 03, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a Meet the Candidates Forum on April 24 at 300 W. Walker in City Council Chambers. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will present its 2013 State of the Schools Address at its April 11 Business Luncheon. More
April 03, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced the formation of a new committee to help advise the district on project team selection, facility planning and design of the construction or renovation of 40 schools through the district's 2012 bond program. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Santa Fe ISD Education Foundation on Tuesday announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from State Farm for the "Learning to Flip: Transforming the Classroom-Homework Model" project. More
April 02, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that more than $269 million of its proposed $367 million bond program will be spent on projects to improve existing and aging schools and to improve student safety. More
April 02, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has announced that it will schedule a meeting with the North Forest ISD community to gather input on its annexation into Houston ISD following a ruling by the Texas Education Agency to shut down the North Forest school district. More
April 02, 2013 -- The Galveston County Fair and Rodeo will host an Education Foundation Night on April 18, with one dollar from each ticket sold to be distributed among the county's education foundations. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Texas Education Agency today announced that a challenge against Commissioner of Education Michael Williams' recommendation to close North Forest Independent School District and annex it into Houston ISD has been denied. More
April 01, 2013 -- North Forest Independent School District Superintendent Edna Forté today issued a statement in response to an order from the Texas Education Agency to close the district effective July 1, and merge it with Houston ISD. More
April 01, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District is hosting the first of its series of construction networking events on Wednesday. More
March 29, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently announced that Syamantak Payra, a student at Westbrook Intermediate School, has been named the 2013 Houston/PBS Spelling Co-Champion. More
March 28, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district has been named as a finalist for the Broad Prize for Urban Education for the second consecutive year. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to name Kimble Anders as the district's athletic director and head football coach. More
March 28, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District on Wednesday named Kimble Anders as the new athletic director and Ball High School head football coach. More
March 27, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has issued a news release regarding a pay increase for teachers and staff approved on Monday by the district's board of trustees. More
March 27, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District's Foundation of the Future recently raised close to $6,000 through the Sixth Annual TCISD Youthfest and Duck Derby. More
March 27, 2013 -- The City of Galveston will hold the 4th annual Galveston EducationFEST on April 13 at the McGuire Dent Recreation Center. More
March 26, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has selected the Dell Latitude 10 tablet as the device for the district to purchase for students and teachers, contingent upon approval of a bond referendum in May. More
March 26, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2013-2014 District Compensation Plan, which includes a three percent salary increase for all teachers and staff. More
March 25, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has received the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International. More
March 25, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that its high school robotics team, the Robonauts, won its second tournament in a row during the weekend. More
March 25, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has released the latest edition of "Within our Walls", a television program featuring Superintendent Terry Grier. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced that it is co-sponsoring the 2013 ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair, which begins Tuesday at the University of Texas at San Antonio. More
March 22, 2013 -- Lamar High School lacrosse coach David Vollmer has been awarded the Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach Award, which is presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Robonauts robotics team recently won the Lone Star Regional FIRST robotics tournament in Houston. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Thursday announced that 37 Harris County students have earned Scholastic Art & Writing Portfolio Gold Awards. More
March 22, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced that 32 of the district's schools now serve free dinners to students. More
March 19, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District's Food Services Department is hosting nutrition education programs and health fairs across the district this month in celebration of National Nutrition Month. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future has awarded more than $1.8 million in teaching grants since its inception through the Projects in Education Program. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently hosted the Eighth Annual PTA Reflections Reception. More
March 15, 2013 -- The Varnett Charter School in Houston students recently presented a $5,000 donation to the College of Education at Texas Southern University. More
March 14, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will hold a "Raise Your Glass to CIS" wine tasting event on April 22 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
March 13, 2013 -- Attorney Chris Tritico, representing the North Forest Independent School District, has filed a motion with the Texas Education Agency asking that the deputy commissioner hearing NFISD’s appeal of closure be recused because he alleges she is biased against the district. More
March 12, 2013 -- Port Freeport has announced the winners of the 13th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament Logo Drawing Contest. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently attended the Texas PTA's Rally Day in Austin. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees will consider a long range compensation plan for employees during its March 25 meeting. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 5-3, with Rhonda Skillern-Jones, Juliet Stipeche and Manuel Rodriguez, Jr. opposed, to approve the consolidation of James D. Ryan Middle School and Ezekiel Cullen Middle School. More
March 08, 2013 -- Galveston College is accepting applications through April 19 from 8th through 10th grade students for enrollment in the college's TRiO-Upward Bound Program. More
March 08, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has released a video featuring Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, who discusses how the school district impacted his life. More
March 08, 2013 -- Communities in Schools - Bay Area has named the underwriters and sponsors of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
March 07, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a transition plan that will allow historic Ryan Middle School to be re-purposed as a magnet school designed to attract students from throughout the city. More
March 07, 2013 -- Dickinson High School today announced that the school is offering TV broadcasting classes from its newly remodeled and enlarged studio. More
March 07, 2013 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future recently received a $3,000 donation from Reliant. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday will consider an additional three contracts for work related to the 2012 bond issue. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Green Team, a group of Oppe Elementary School of Coastal Studies students, will be at the Houston Zoo on Saturday to collect petition signatures for Bill HCR 31, which would make the Kemp's ridley sea turtle the official sea turtle of Texas. More
March 01, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District spotlights a proposed athletics facility and the 2013 Clear Creek Schools Bond. More
February 28, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier will be presented with the Presidential Award by the Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators on Friday. More
February 28, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host the seventh annual Public Montessori Educators of Texas conference Friday through Sunday at Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet School. More
February 28, 2013 -- Ball High School theater students will present a free community program featuring scenes from Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues today at 6 p.m. at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to submit a proposal for a $2.2 million 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant. More
February 27, 2013 -- A team of students from Clear Lake High School in the Clear Creek Independent School District has won first place in Texas in the Real World Design Challenge. More
February 27, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District on Wednesday announced several shifts at the campus administrative level. More
February 27, 2013 -- The Sea Turtle Restoration Project has announced that Texas State Representative Craig Eiland has introduced a resolution offered by Galveston's Oppe Elementary to request that the Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle be named the official sea turtle of the state. More
February 26, 2013 -- Mossman Elementary in the Clear Creek Independent School District will hold its Spring Carnival on April 13 in the Mossman Courtyard. More
February 26, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has placed a referendum on the May 11 election ballot for a $367 million bond issue. More
February 26, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to call a bond election for May 11 for a $367 million bond referendum that, if approved, would include rebuilding or renovating several of the district’s older campuses and building a second stadium. More
February 25, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will hold the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament on April 22 at Bay Oaks Country Club in Bay Area Houston. More
February 25, 2013 -- The University of Houston will host the 54th Annual Science Engineering Fair of Houston Awards Ceremony on Saturday in the Cullen Performance Hall. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Texas City High School Competition Cheer Team has been named 2013 National Champion. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Woodlands Bar Association has announced that it has established the Future Lawyers Scholarship program. More
February 21, 2013 -- A new study of the country’s five largest states by the National Center for Education Statistics shows Texas students making the largest gains in math performance. More
February 21, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will hold four community meetings on February 26 at various campuses to discuss school transition plans. More
February 21, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution calling on the Texas Legislature to reject all attempts to “divert public dollars away from public schools in the form of vouchers, taxpayer savings grants, tax credits or any other mechanisms that have the effect of reducing funding to public schools”. More
February 21, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education, during a workshop held today, heard a presentation regarding options to fund a projected $72 million deficit for FY2014, including a possible property tax rate increase. More
February 21, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently donated sixty-four computers to the Pearland Independent School District as part of the federal government's Computers for Learning Program. More
February 20, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District's College and Career Readiness Department will host its "When I Grow Up" Expo on Saturday. More
February 19, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District police today arrested a man suspected of enticing a child and unlawful restraint at Austin High School on February 4, 2013. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently held their general membership meeting. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a contract to Start & Busch, LLC for the FY2013 audit. More
February 15, 2013 -- Students at Texas A&M University have published research regarding early education. More
February 15, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Educational Foundation will host its spring fundraising cocktail party on April 12 at the Moody Gardens Visitor Center. More
February 15, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District will host an open house for its robotics team on Saturday at Dickinson High School. More
February 15, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 7-1, with Anna Eastman opposed, to authorize application for a $12 million federal grant to open eight new magnet schools in the district to emphasize science, technology, engineering and math instruction. More
February 15, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has launched free classes online and on HISD-TV for English as a Second Language. More
February 15, 2013 -- Mental Health America of Greater Houston on Thursday released policy recommendations by its Harris County School Behavioral Health Initiative regarding support for Harris County school districts to prioritize the emotional and behavioral health needs of all students. More
February 15, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding an accident involving a Houston school bus. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education voted Thursday to move forward with a plan to compete for $12 million in federal grant funding to open eight new magnet schools emphasizing science, technology, engineering, and math instruction. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently hosted its Scholastic Art & Writing Gold Key art winners to showcase their art pieces at the Glassell School of Art. More
February 14, 2013 -- Dickinson High School will host the Loss of Lives, Save a Life Tour on Monday. More
February 12, 2013 -- Texas Senators Tommy Williams and John Whitmire have co-sponsored the Texas School District Security Act, which they say would give school districts an ability to raise revenue dedicated to crime prevention measures. More
February 12, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District will hold a Rachel's Challenge event on Thursday at the Ball High School Auditorium. More
February 12, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet on Thursday to consider contract recommendations for projects under the $1.89 billion 2012 bond program. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will hold a meeting regarding a magnet schools proposal on Thursday in the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. More
February 11, 2013 -- Peck Elementary School in Houston will plant trees around the campus on Friday. (Rescheduled because of the threat of inclement weather) More
February 11, 2013 -- Dickinson Independent School District's Food and Nutrition Services Department recently received a $1,200 award from the Texas Department of State Health Services to implement a program to plant an on-site herb garden to use in seasoning foods made for students. More
February 11, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host a technology symposium on February 21 at Brookside Intermediate School in Friendswood. More
February 08, 2013 -- Varnett Charter School in Houston recently showcased their 2013 calendar on Deborah Duncan's "Meet Great Day Houston" television show. More
February 08, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker will recognize the Houston Independent School District Transportation Department by lighting the City Hall building yellow today through Wednesday as part of "Love the Bus" month. More
February 08, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host a community meeting on Tuesday to discuss the rebuilding of Booker T. Washington High School. More
February 08, 2013 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future is selling rubber ducks that will race in its Sixth Annual Youthfest and Duck Derby, which will be held on March 2. More
February 07, 2013 -- State Representative Ron Reynolds on Thursday in Austin filed House Bill 1056, which he says will provide school districts flexibility with state testing requirements and will shift away from the "high stakes" testing mandates. More
February 07, 2013 -- The O’Connell College Preparatory School has been awarded a $5 million grant by Galveston's Moody Foundation. More
February 07, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees and Superintendent of the North Forest Independent School District has published a statement of a statement of disappointment in the Texas Education Agency Commissioner’s decision not to consider alternative options to his closure recommendation. More
February 07, 2013 -- State Education Commissioner Michael Williams announced Thursday that the Texas Education Agency is proceeding with an order to close North Forest ISD and annex the area into the Houston Independent School District effective July 1. More
February 07, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today applauded a ruling earlier this week by 250th Judicial District Court Judge John Dietz declaring education funding in Texas is inadequate and inequitable. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Texas Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to eliminate a mandate that requires high school end-of-course exams to make up 15 percent of a student's final grade. More
February 06, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that students in grades 3-8 performed above state averages on the state's STAAR exam. More
February 06, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District has rescheduled a postponed basketball game between Ball High and Goose Creek Memorial for tonight. More
February 05, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston recently celebrated the winners of the ninth annual University/Archdiocesan Essay Contest with a Mass and Awards Ceremony at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Mandarin Chinese Immersion Magnet School in Houston will hold its first annual Lunar New Year Festival on February 23 on its campus. More
February 05, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District students recently took part in the Harris County Flood Control District's ninth annual seedling potting event at the South Service Center Tree Nursery. More
February 05, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is celebrating National School Counseling Week, which is observed February 4-8. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host information sessions through February and March for its Principal Certification Academy. More
February 05, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host its National Signing Day event on Wednesday, with more than 80 student athletes to sign letters of intent for colleges and universities. More
February 05, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District students recently voted to select "Postcards from Camp: A Postal Story" as their nomination for the Texas Bluebonnet Award. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Center for Safe and Secure Schools will host a training program on Wednesday and Thursday to help schools prepare for and respond to active shooter incidents. More
February 04, 2013 -- The North Forest Independent School District Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the Commissioner of Education, Monday night voted to begin engaging in strategic partnership discussions with Texas A&M University. More
February 04, 2013 -- State Representative Carol Alvarado said the district court ruling on Texas' school finance laws confirmed that funding cuts have left public schools with insufficient and inequitable financial resources. More
February 04, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education President Anna Eastman said the ruling by a district judge that the current school finance system is unconstitutional recognizes the importance of providing every teacher with the resources they need to prepare students for success. More
February 04, 2013 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst today said that he disagrees with a District Court's ruling that Texas' school finance system is unconstitutional and he expects an immediate appeal to the Texas Supreme Court. More
February 04, 2013 -- State District Judge John Dietz ruled today that the Texas school finance system is unconstitutional by ruling in favor of the Calhoun County ISD plaintiffs on both of their claims. More
February 01, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding an employee arrested at Fondren Middle School for possessing a firearm. More
February 01, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier today delivered his State of the Schools address. More
February 01, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently announced the winners of its 2013 Science Fair. More
February 01, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation from the Associated Credit Union of Texas through the credit union's Charity Chat "Holiday" program. More
January 31, 2013 -- Four students and three former students from The Varnett Public School in Houston were among an excited group that witnessed the inauguration of President Obama as he began his second term in office. More
January 31, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier will deliver the 2013 State of the Schools Address on Friday at the Hilton Americas Hotel. More
January 31, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the The Future recently received a donation of the proceeds from the "Ford Drive 4 UR School" event by Cook Ford. More
January 31, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host a community meeting on February 5 to discuss the relocation of the DeBakey High School for Health Professions. More
January 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education has announced that Center for Safe and Secure Schools recently launched its re-designed web site, www.safeandsecureschools.org. More
January 30, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it is seeking bids from firms for schoool construction-related services for its 2012 bond program. More
January 30, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host a community meeting on Thursday to gather input regarding an upcoming project to relocate the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. More
January 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently presented awards to teen writers and artists who were regional winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2013. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Texas Education Agency has released the 2011-2012 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness exam results for grades 3 through 8. More
January 28, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a visit from Texas State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen. More
January 25, 2013 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday unanimously approved a list of 2013 legislative priorities drafted by the Galveston County Schools Consortium. More
January 24, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has released a series of updates regarding various happenings in its community. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted 3-2-1, with David O'Neal, Jr. and Mary Cazares opposed and Dr. Jeff Temple abstaining, to appoint Ken Jencks to the District 7-G seat on the board. More
January 23, 2013 -- The National Council on Teacher Quality today released its sixth annual "State Teacher Policy Yearbook", a report focusing on teacher preparation for Texas. More
January 22, 2013 -- The United States Department of Education has awarded a $16.3 million grant to Texas A&M University for the English Language Learning and Acquisition program. More
January 22, 2013 -- The Texas Association of School Boards and the Texas Association of School Administrators today released its Salaries and Wages in Texas Public Schools Report, a survey of teacher salaries in the state. More
January 22, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 11. More
January 22, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation of 353 coats from Clear Lake Regional Medical Center for students at Bayside Intermediate School in League City. More
January 18, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to elect Anna Eastman as president of the board. More
January 18, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently held a reception honoring outgoing members and welcoming new members to its board. More
January 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education will hold the 27th Annual R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference on January 26 at the Kingdom Builders' Center in Houston. More
January 17, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted unanimously to elect Anna Eastman as its president. More
January 17, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District is seeking volunteers to serve on the district's Bond Oversight Committee to monitor activities during its $1.89 billion bond program. More
January 17, 2013 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday held a workshop to discuss applicants to fill the vacancy in the District 7-G seat. More
January 16, 2013 -- State Representative Ron Reynolds has filed HB 527, which will create single-member districts for the Fort Bend Independent School District Board. More
January 16, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Citizens Facility Advisory Committee on Monday made its preliminary recommendations to the Board of Trustees. More
January 15, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host a dedication ceremony on Wednesday for the new Billy Reagan K-8 Educational Center, named for former Houston ISD Superintendent Dr. Billy Reagan. More
January 15, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union will hold Stache 4 at Schools, a mustache growing contest, throughout the month of February. More
January 14, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Southeast Texas today announced that Texas State Representative Joe Deshotel will host the launch "Charting for Success", a national initiative program for Port Arthur Independent School District, on Thursday at the Port Arthur Public Library. More
January 14, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will host its 2013 Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament on April 22. More
January 11, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that Athletic Director and Ball High School football coach Tony Valastro will be retiring at the end of the school year. More
January 09, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that 23 Houston students have been named as scholars by the Posse Foundation, which will send those students to universities to serve in a pre-established peer support network. More
January 08, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District is accepting applications for the vacant Board of Trustee position for District 7G through January 14. More
December 23, 2012 -- Gulf Coast Educators FCU CEO Linda Lukaszewski was honored as the Pasadena Independent School District's 2012 Distinguished Citizen at a reception in front of a crowd of friends, family, coworkers and community leaders. More
December 23, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has posted a report on the recent school board meeting, including photo of two school nurses who were honored for saving the life of a four months old child. More
December 23, 2012 -- Lamar High School in the Houston Independent School District lost its state championship game to Allen High School at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas. More
December 22, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has donated $1 million to the Houston Independent School District's Apollo 20 school turnaround program. More
December 21, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District's Franklin Elementary School has sent out a letter to parents regarding a letter containing a white substance received at the school today. The substance was found not to be dangerous. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District today issued a statement in response to a press conference by the National Rifle Association regarding school security. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has rescheduled its January meeting for January 21 due to a scheduling conflict. More
December 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Trustee Sandra Simmons from her seat in District 7-G. More
December 19, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District police today arrested a student who was found in possession of a loaded handgun at Sterling High School. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Tony Combs to fill the vacancy on the board left by the death of Estelle Holmes. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $3,627,441 contract to Layer 3 for upgrades to the district’s wireless network infrastructure. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a policy to provide attendance incentives to faculty and staff. More
December 18, 2012 -- Tickets are currently on sale for Lamar High School's Texas 5A Championship game, which will take place on Saturday at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. More
December 17, 2012 -- La Marque Independent School District Superintendent Ecomet Burley today issued a statement regarding the outcome of the district's tax ratification election. More
December 17, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District’s proposal to seek ratification for a tax increase failed on Saturday, with 1,259 voters casting ballots against the increase, and 631 casting votes in favor. More
December 15, 2012 -- NASA scientists and educators have published a book, aimed at intermediate school students, that explains the role of nutrition in the space program. More
December 15, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday called on state school districts to review their emergency operation plans. More
December 14, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today released a statement regarding campus security in response to a reported shooting at an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut. More
December 14, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 6-2, with Board President Michael Lunceford and Juliet Stipeche opposed, to extend Superintendent Terry Grier's contract for an additional two years, keeping him with the district through June of 2016. More
December 14, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to hold a special meeting on December 20 to canvass the results of the district's special election on Saturday to ratify the district's tax rate increase. More
December 14, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a $5.7 million proposal to purchase laptops to aid in reading instruction. More
December 14, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District spotlights a number of recent events. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education voted Thursday to extend Superintendent Terry Grier’s contact through June 2016. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet tonight and consider a $5.7 million purchase of laptops to aid in reading instruction. More
December 13, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Lamar High School football coach Tom Nolen has been named the Houston Touchdown Club's Coach of the Year. More
December 12, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking volunteers to serve as judges for the district's Science Fair. More
December 12, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the sale of its former Educational Support Center property to the City of Dickinson. More
December 12, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution calling on the elimination of a state requirement that end of course testing count as 15 percent of a student’s final grade in certain courses. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Connie Morgenroth as executive director of finance and chief financial officer for the district. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area has received grants for its Operation School Bell program from the Employees Community Fund of the Boeing Company and the Lunar Rendezvous Festival. More
December 10, 2012 -- Disney characters Mickey and Minnie Mouse on Saturday visited children from the Galveston Children's Center. More
December 07, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry and Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today joined the Milken Foundation in presenting the Milken National Educator award to Kristi Plummer, a teacher in the Alvin Independent School District. More
December 07, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently held a luncheon honoring Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith for his being named Texas Superintendent of the Year. More
December 07, 2012 -- The Texas Education Agency and the Milken Foundation today presented Alvin school teacher Kristi Plummer with the Milken National Educator award. More
December 06, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host a forum on December 11 regarding the impact of state testing on students. More
December 06, 2012 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is offering the High School Aerospace Scholars program for high school juniors in Texas, providing an opportunity for students to work on a Mars exploration project with NASA engineers and scientists at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Cooperative for After-School Enrichment program will host a Kids' Day at Frost Bank on Friday for students to practice entrepreneurship and banking skills. More
December 05, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced the construction timeline for 40 schools planned for construction or renovation under the $1.89 billion 2012 bond program. More
December 05, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that a lithograph by French artist Henri Matisse, which was recently donated by GISD Board Member Sandra Simmons, is being showcased at Galveston schools before being placed on permanent display at Ball High School. More
December 05, 2012 -- The Clear Brook High School Speech and Debate team has won multiple awards and state points at the Bay City High School tournament. More
December 04, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a Parent Night meeting on Wednesday to introduce a new law enforcement mentoring program for at-risk students. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Ann Richards School Foundation today announced that Teri O'Glee has been named the organization's new executive director. More
December 03, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District and ABC Channel 13 is holding the 32nd Annual Share Your Holidays Food Drive through Friday at Ball High School. More
December 01, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District will launch an Advisory Committee for Supplier Diversity in December. More
November 30, 2012 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams today announced that he is deferring implementation of a requirement for schools to count end-of-course examinations as 15 percent of a student's final grade in each tested subject area. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District will open the solicitation process on Saturday for architectural and engineering firms seeking to take part in the 2012 bond program. More
November 29, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution calling on the Texas Legislature to rescind a mandate that end-of-course exams count as 15 percent of students grades in related courses. More
November 28, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that it has been named as one of 61 finalists for a Race to the Top grant through the United States Department of Education. More
November 28, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently hosted Texas State Representative John Davis for a visit to the dropout prevention program at Brookside Intermediate School in League City. More
November 28, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host workshops December 5-20 for prospective vendors interested in doing business with the district. More
November 28, 2012 -- Early voting began today in the December 15 special election for voters to decide whether to ratify an $0.11 per $100 property tax increase at La Marque Independent School District. More
November 28, 2012 -- The Klein Collins Cross Country-Track and Field Booster Club will hold the 2013 Junior Tiger Fun Run and Tiger Marketplace on January 26 at the high school. More
November 27, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution calling for an end to a state rule requiring end-of-course exams to count as fifteen percent of a student’s final grade. More
November 27, 2012 -- Mossman Elementary School students recently held a Farmers Market at Education Village in League City. More
November 26, 2012 -- Texas State Senator Dan Patrick has encouraged the State Board of Education to increase career and technical education courses in the state school system. More
November 21, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received the donation of $2,000, as well as new books and gift cards, from Marathon Petroleum Co. for its program Barber Middle School in Dickinson. More
November 21, 2012 -- Harris County Department of Education's Cooperative for After-school Enrichment recently hosted National Parent Involvement Day at Hermann Park. More
November 21, 2012 -- Members of the Clear Lake Future Farmers of America chapter recently participated in Area 3 Future Farmers of America Leadership Development Events in Brenham. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously o name Dr. Jeff Temple as vice president and Carol Greaney-Wurst as secretary of the board. More
November 19, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today named Lenny Schad as chief information technology officer. More
November 19, 2012 -- The Texas Association of School Boards and Texas Association of School Administrators today released a salary survey of superintendents throughout the state. More
November 19, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Friday announced that Athletic Director Marmion Dambrino has been selected as the 2012 Athletic Director of the Year by the Texas High School Directors Association. More
November 19, 2012 -- Dickinson Independent School District recently gathered 30,000 items and more than $5,000 in donations through its Stuff the Bus Food Drive. More
November 17, 2012 -- L.A. Morgan School of Science and Engineering in Galveston will host its Science Fair Awards Night on November 19. More
November 16, 2012 -- Three Ball High School baseball players have signed their national letters of intent to play at the collegiate level. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a change in the district's purchasing and acquisitions policy to increase the amount requiring board approval for expenditure from $25,000 to $50,000. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a guaranteed maximum price of $23,938,637 for the third phase of the Blocker Middle School project. More
November 13, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Monday announced that it has been selected as one of the Top Workplaces by the Houston Chronicle. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution calling for the repeal of a state law requiring districts in Texas to count “End of Course” examinations as 15 percent of students’ final grade for a course. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution to rescind a law weighing End of Course exam scores as 15 percent of a student's final course grade in the state. More
November 12, 2012 -- The Galveston Sustainable Communities Alliance today unveiled a comprehensive education plan to "transform Galveston's educational landscape" to provide universal career and postsecondary readiness for Galveston's students. More
November 09, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 5-1, with Paula Harris abstaining, to approve a performance pay model for the Secondary Reading Initiative for the 2012-2013 school year. More
November 09, 2012 -- Clear Lake High School's Health Occupation Students of America will host "Lake's Got Talent" on November 30. More
November 09, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to approve membership in the TIPS/TAPS Purchasing Program. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today to consider approval of a performance pay model for the Secondary Reading Initiative. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Bond Issue was approved by a large margin. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-1, with Patty Halter opposed, to name the Agricultural Science Facility and the Baseball field in honor of former Superintendent Leland Williams, and the press box at the stadium in honor of Paul LeFleur. More
November 05, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Friday announced that artwork from a student at Sam Houston's Math, Science and Technology Center has been chosen for the 2012 district holiday greeting card. More
November 02, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake recently reaffirmed its partnership with Houston Independent School District's Austin High School, which participates in the university's Pathway to Teaching Program. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted to approve contracts for the purchase and installation of compressed natural gas fuel tanks for the district's fueling station for buses that run on compressed natural gas. More
November 02, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host an open house on Saturday for parents to meet with representatives from the district's 113 magnet school programs. More
November 01, 2012 -- Debbie Phelps, mother of Olympian Michael Phelps, will partner with the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment to promote National Parent Involvement Day on November 15 at the Houston Garden Center. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently held the Family Day Festival 2012 in Houston for Area I Head Start families. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas and students from the West Brook High School band and orchestra will perform in a Side-by-Side Education Concert on November 6 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
October 29, 2012 -- Alvin Community College is currently working with Alvin Independent School District to increase the dual credit program by instituting pharmacy technician and accounting programs. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future will host a Ford vehicle test drive fundraiser on November 8. More
October 26, 2012 -- Space Center Rotary Club has donated $5,000 to Communities In Schools-Bay Area. More
October 26, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced a new collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation's Eco-Schools program. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Offshore Energy Center today announced that it has been named the 2012 Best Outreach Program by World Oil magazine. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education and Choice Partners will host a vendor fair on Friday at the Harris County Department of Education Conference Center. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to submit an optional per-kindergarten project proposal for a Race to the Top District grant requesting $2 million through the United States Department of Education. More
October 24, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District has announced that it will release students early on October 31 in order to conduct a staff training session. More
October 23, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that while Miami-Dade County Public Schools received the 2012 Broad Prize, Houston ISD will receive $150,000 to award as scholarships to students graduating in 2013 for being one of four finalists for the prize. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Broad Foundation today announced that Houston Independent School District will receive $150,000 in college scholarships for seniors graduating in 2013. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Dr. Robert Branch as director of human resources. More
October 23, 2012 -- The trial of the Texas School Coalition's lawsuit seeking funding for all schools began on Monday in a State district court in Austin. More
October 22, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District is one of four finalists being considered for winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education on Tuesday. More
October 21, 2012 -- Clear Lake Regional Hospital has "adopted" Bayside Intermediate in League City as part of the Communities In Schools-Bay Area Adopt A School Program. More
October 19, 2012 -- Davis High School in Houston will host a community parade on Monday for the start of early voting in the November 6 election. More
October 19, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District has announced that the winner of the 2012 Broad Prize, for which the district is a finalist, will be named on Tuesday via a webcast. More
October 19, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host electric violinist Mark Wood for a performance with students from Seabrook and Clear Lake intermediate schools on October 26. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education will hold its Pitch In for Our Children and Teachers benefit featuring Roger Clemens on October 23 at the Hilton Americas in Houston. More
October 18, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District's Frost Elementary recently hosted Miss Texas USA Brittany Booker and Miss Texas Teen USA Madison Lee for its Family Literacy Night. More
October 18, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to submit a proposal for $20 million in “Race to the Top District” grant funds. More
October 17, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Police Chief Jimmy Dotson today issued a statement regarding the arrest of Houston ISD Police Department Officer Richard M. Cano, who has been relieved of duty with pay, on a federal extortion charge. More
October 17, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Board Member Estelle Holmes as representative and Board Member Edward Wilson as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
October 16, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a policy change reflecting the shift in the elections for trustees from May to November. More
October 15, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District has been presented the Green Pioneer Award by the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council for its efforts in building "sustainable schools". More
October 12, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $1.1567 per $100 valuation. More
October 12, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to approve an election services contract with Galveston County for the school district's December 15 tax ratification election. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday unanimously voted to maintain the lowest school property tax rate among the 26 school systems in Harris County. More
October 11, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today to consider continuing the district's property tax rate at $1.1567 per $100 valuation for 2012. More
October 11, 2012 -- The City of Houston spotlights the Walmart Foundation's $35,000 grant to the Summer Food Service Program sponsored by the city's Parks and Recreation Department. More
October 11, 2012 -- College of the Mainland Phi Theta Kappa students will host a free College Boot Camp on October 27 for high school students and their parents. More
October 10, 2012 -- Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams on Tuesday announced that participation in Advanced Placement tests by students has increased by four percent in the 2011-2012 school year. More
October 10, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district's Project Chrysalis Middle School will receive a school-wide ice cream party from Blue Bell Creameries on Thursday in honor of the school being named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School. More
October 10, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve applying for class size waivers for elementary classes exceeding the 22 students per teacher requirements. More
October 09, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood has announced the winners of its NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition. More
October 09, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to commit bond funds for purchasing and installing a new phone system at Windsong Intermediate School. More
October 08, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a Collegiate High School Parent Information Night on October 23 in the college's Learning Resources Center Auditorium. More
October 08, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host its "State of the District" Address on Wednesday, and will stream the presentation on the district's web site. More
October 06, 2012 -- Bay Elementary in Clear Creek Independent School District will participate in its second annual Kids Walk on October 19. More
October 05, 2012 -- The number of Houston Independent School District students taking the SAT college entrance exam has nearly doubled in two years, and the number of graduates scoring at college-ready levels has set a new record. More
October 04, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the number of students taking the SAT college entrance exam has almost doubled in two years, and that the numbers of students scoring at college-ready levels on the exam has reached a new record. More
October 03, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas on Tuesday held its 1st Annual "Laws of Life" Awards Banquet at the Holiday Inn and Suites Beaumont Plaza. More
October 03, 2012 -- Ball High School in Galveston will host a parade tonight as part of its festivities during Homecoming Week. More
October 03, 2012 -- The 27th Annual R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference will take place on January 26 at the Kingdom Builders' Center in Houston. More
October 02, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve personnel items following an executive session discussion. More
October 02, 2012 -- Holy Family Catholic School in Galveston is having a Fall Festival on Sunday, October 21. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District has received a "Superior Achievement" rating from the Financial Integrity System of Texas. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Lights On Alliance will host a breakfast on October 18 to celebrate the importance of after-school programs in Houston. More
October 01, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith has been named the 2012 Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Boards. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Texas Association of School Boards has named Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith as the 2012 Superintendent of the Year. More
September 29, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees honored various students and staff during the September board meeting. More
September 28, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has named Dr. Jim O'Malley as the 2012 Citizen of the Year. More
September 28, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that three students in the district have been named semifinalists in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. More
September 28, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Finance Director Melinda Garrett has announced her plans to retire. More
September 28, 2012 -- Dickinson Independent School District has been awarded a "superior achievement" rating through the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas for its financial accountability. More
September 28, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has named Brett Lemley as principal of Clear Horizons High School. More
September 28, 2012 -- The Houston Public Library has received a $250,000 grant to promote summer learning among low-income children. More
September 27, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it has received a $7.7 million grant to attract and retain math and science teachers. More
September 26, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 4-0-1, with Edward Jones abstaining, to formally approve a 2012 property tax rate of $1.35 per $100 valuation, which will require voter approval for adoption. More
September 25, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $1.36 per $100 valuation. More
September 25, 2012 -- The Texas School Coalition on Monday issued written testimony to the Public School Finance Committee regarding the "Robin Hood" Program, stating that the program will require districts to contribute more than $1 billion for the tenth year in a row. More
September 25, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District has announced that PBS Frontline will air an episode tonight highlighting the school district's dropout prevention efforts. More
September 24, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host more "Community Conversations" meetings for the public to learn more about the district's bond proposition, including a meeting tonight at Booker T. Washington High School. More
September 24, 2012 -- The Texas Council on Economic Education recently named ten Texas teachers, including Michael Clark of Houston Independent School District, and Kara Buster of Friendswood ISD, as recipients of scholarships to attend trainings in financial literacy and economics instruction. More
September 24, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently named nine winners of the distinguished service awards as part of its upcoming gala on November 3. More
September 22, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has received a rating of "Superior Achievement" on the Texas Education Agency's Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. More
September 21, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host dedication ceremonies for four new campuses built using funds from the district's 2007 bond program. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership’s Board of Directors today approved resolutions supporting bond packages proposed by the City of Houston, Houston Independent School District and Houston Community College. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to award employees under a proposed Employee Retention Incentive Plan at Wednesday night’s regular board meeting. Release
September 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an employee retention incentive plan. More
September 18, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with Hitchcock Independent School District to enroll Santa Fe students in Hitchcock ISD’s auto technology classes. More
September 18, 2012 -- KIPP Houston and the Zina Garrison Academy will participate in "ZGA Paint Day" on Friday at the KIPP Houston Sunnyside campus at 11000 Scott Street. More
September 17, 2012 -- Former Friendswood Independent School District Superintendent Walter Wilson has been named the 2012 Honorary Alumnus by the Friendswood Education Foundation and the Friendswood High School Alumni Association. More
September 17, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the DeBakey High School for Health Professions has been named a finalist for the Title I National Distinguished Schools Award. More
September 14, 2012 -- La Marque City Council on Thursday voted4-0-1, with Edward Jones abstaining, to hold a public meeting on September 25 to discuss the 2012 property tax rate. More
September 14, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve revisions to the board's ethics policies regarding conflicts of interest and the bid evaluation process. More
September 13, 2012 -- Target will provide $2,000 in grant funds for an early childhood mentor reading program at Harris County Department of Education's Head Start Compton Center in northeast Houston. More
September 13, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday gave preliminary unanimous approval to a stricter set of ethics policies designed to help prevent the appearance of conflicts of interest. More
September 13, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently held the organization's first meeting of the 2012-2013 shcool year. More
September 12, 2012 -- Thirty-seven students at five high schools in Clear Creek Independent School District have been selected as semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. More
September 12, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has established a citizens facility advisory committee. More
September 12, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will consider revisions to the board ethics policies on Thursday. More
September 12, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $1.2692 per $100 valuation. More
September 11, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve an easement agreement with Genesis Pipeline Texas, LP for the company to utilize right-of-way and a temporary work area on an easement on district property. More
September 10, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it has scheduled several "community conversations" for the public to learn more about the district's bond proposition. More
September 10, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Saturday held its "Grads Within Reach Walk", gathering volunteers to visit and encourage students who have not returned to school this year to re-enroll and complete their education. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will host the Step-Up for Education 2 Education Expo and the 2013 Lemonade Day Galveston Kick-Off event for Galveston Independent School District on October 4 at the Historic Hotel Galvez. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, made no motion on consideration of hiring a law firm to file litigation against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association regarding remaining claims of damage incurred by the district during Hurricane Ike. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Thursday announced that a federal court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the department regarding the use of incorrect election boundaries in two trustee elections in May. More
September 07, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District will host a series of parent education programs throughout the 2012-2013 school year at Kohfeldt Elementary School. More
September 07, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District has been awarded a $100,000 iPad grant for Texas City High School from the Technology Lending Program Grant. More
September 05, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Aerospace Academy will host a two-part underwater robotics workshop for fifth- through eighth-grade teachers on October 6 and 13. More
September 05, 2012 -- The University of Houston-Downtown and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services recently held the 2nd annual Family Camp at Echo Hill Ranch. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host a "webinar" on locating grant funding on September 13. More
September 04, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District and the Central Middle School Media Arts Academy will host a free screening of "Ike: A Documentary", a film created by students at Galveston's Ball High School, on the storm's anniversary, September 13. More
August 31, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education has issued its 2012-2013 school districts calendar, providing school semester dates from 26 Harris County school districts. More
August 31, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Cooperative for After-School Enrichment recently received multiple awards at the Texas Education Agency's Afterschool Center on Education Conference. More
August 31, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Teacher Development Specialist Ben Hernandez and Austin High School Teacher Armando Orduña are being honored today as "Champions of Change" by the Obama Administration. More
August 31, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, canceled the November 6 school board election. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Texas Education Agency today announced the launch of its Texas Students Using Curriculum Content to Ensure Sustained Success program, which provides online interactive mathematics and reading material for students. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt the FY2013 Budget. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved an operating budget for the 2012-2013 school year. More
August 29, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area has received a donation from Esteban's Café and Cantina in League City. More
August 29, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District's Elementary Honor Choir will hold auditions for fourth and fifth grade students on Saturday at Travis Elementary. More
August 29, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Tuesday announced that three elementary schools have been awarded $25,000 grants from Target to help provide educational resources in the classroom. More
August 29, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking community and business members to serve on the District Education Improvement Committee and the School Health Advisory Council for the 2012-2013 school year. More
August 29, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the district’s FY2013 budget. More
August 29, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously, with Shirley Fanuiel opposed, to adopt the district’s FY2013 budget. More
August 28, 2012 -- Several Clear Creek Independent School District students and staff have been recognized as exemplary by the Board of Education. More
August 28, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation has been awarded a Youth Literacy grant by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. More
August 28, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to cancel the November 6 election for two positions on the school board. More
August 28, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a $65,885,042 budget for the 2013 fiscal year. More
August 28, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District will host the annual Clash of the Causeway game on Thursday at Kermit Courville Stadium. More
August 28, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future has selected the 2012 Hall of Honor inductees. More
August 28, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has made appointments to the Texas Education Agency. More
August 27, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking volunteers for the "Leaders Make Readers" program, which pairs local mentors with children at League City Elementary School. More
August 27, 2012 -- The Texas Association of School Boards has named state finalists for Superintendent of the Year, including Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith. More
August 25, 2012 -- Levi Fry Intermediate School in Texas City Independent School District will participate in the Million Dad March on September 4. More
August 25, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has provided an update on the summer repairs underway or completed on the district's campuses. More
August 25, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will be at various school zones throughout the county beginning on August 27 to enforce school zone safety. More
August 24, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier will welcome students at Scarborough High School and the Billy Reagan K-8 Education Center for their first day of classes on Monday. More
August 24, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor has nominated Brent Walker, a Friendswood High School graduate, for a Texas Armed Service Scholarship. More
August 24, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Board Member Estelle Holmes as delegate and Board Member Edward Wilson as alternate to the Texas Association of School Boards 2012-2013 Delegate Assembly. More
August 23, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has developed an Honor Code. More
August 23, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District student Summer Miller recently participated in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. More
August 22, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that two of three seats on the school board are unopposed in November's election. More
August 22, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district has increased its variety of healthy food selections on its cafeteria menu. More
August 21, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $1.4539 per $100 valuation for the 2012 tax year. More
August 21, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a $340,330,692 budget for FY2013. More
August 19, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District hosted the annual GISD Back to School Fair at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis on Friday, August 17. More
August 17, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has adopted a new logo for the 2012-2013 school year. More
August 17, 2012 -- The City of Houston is accepting applications for the Mayor's Youth Council for the 2012-13 term until September 7. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation is seeking nominations for the Clear Creek Independent School District Citizen of the Year. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted 6-1, with Sandra Simmons opposed, to extend Superintendent Larry Nichols contract through 2015. More
August 16, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District will host its annual Back to School Fair on Friday at the San Luis Convention Center. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education is currently registering adult learners for fall GED/ESL classes for the 2012-2013 academic year. More
August 14, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-0-1, with Ralph Hobratschk abstaining, to approve the district’s FY2013 budget. More
August 13, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently attended the Annual Texas PTA Summer Leadership Seminar in Austin. More
August 11, 2012 -- The City of Houston and Houston Independent School District (HISD) joined forces today to present the Back to School Fest 2012, in partnership with presenting sponsors Shell Oil Company and Motiva Enterprises LLC. More
August 10, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has launched the Lamar Educational Adventure Program. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Education on Tuesday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for August 20 to hear comments and to consider approval of the FY2013 budget. More
August 10, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District today announced that the district has met the Federal Adequate Yearly Progress requirement of the No Child Left Behind Law. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 8-1, with Greg Meyers opposed, to place a $1.89 billion bond referendum on the November 6 election ballot. More
August 10, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to deny the rental of the Scott Street building for the Galveston County Coastal Alternative Program. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday called for a $1.89 billion bond referendum to be placed on the November 6 election ballot. More
August 09, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today to consider placing a $1.89 billion bond referendum on the November election ballot. More
August 09, 2012 -- Walgreen's recently conducted a national school supply drive with donations going to Communities In Schools-Bay Area through the Kids In Need Foundation. More
August 08, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District's Transportation Department will hold a mock disaster drill on Thursday as part of the department's counter-terrorism training. More
August 07, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to authorize joining a lawsuit against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association associated with claims for damages caused by Hurricane Ike. More
August 07, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a collegiate high school agreement with College of the Mainland for the 2012-2013 school year. More
August 07, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received funds raised during a 5K Run/Walk event organized by two student organizations at University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
August 07, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District recently hosted education authors Dr. Harry Wong and Dr. Rosemary Wong for a presentation on best practices for minority students. More
August 06, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District has announced its policy for free and reduced-price meals for qualifying students during the 2012-2013 school year. More
August 02, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today presented a revised plan to the district's board of education for a bond proposal that would build or renovate 38 schools across Houston. More
July 31, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve FY2013 salary schedules for the district’s employees. More
July 31, 2012 -- El Centro de Corazón will host a Back-To-School Health Fair at its John S. Dunn Health Center on Saturday, August 4, and will distribute backpacks and school supplies for elementary school students in need of financial assistance. More
July 26, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District on Wednesday welcomed Mary Cazares to the district's board of trustees, as Cazares took her oath of office to fill a vacancy left by Norman Pappous. More
July 26, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees recently made presentations honoring several staff members and community members. More
July 26, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to order an election for November 6 to elect three positions on the school board, two of which are currently held by members appointed to fill unexpired terms. More
July 25, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District is accepting applications from candidates for a place on the ballot in the November 6 school board elections. More
July 24, 2012 -- The Cooperative for After-School Enrichment is recruiting for full- and quarter-time AmeriCorps members for the 2012-2013 school year. More
July 24, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for August 20 to receive comments regarding the proposed FY2013 tax rate. More
July 24, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing and meeting for August 16 for adoption of the FY2013 budget and tax rate. More
July 23, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has named Doug Waddill as principal at Huggins Elementary. More
July 23, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district's bus fleet has been listed among the best 100 government vehicle fleets in the country for the second consecutive year by Government Fleet magazine. More
July 22, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation reports that Valero supported Texas City ISD with $100,000 toward the Stingaree Stadium Scoreboard and Cook Ford presented a check for $5,940 to the Texas City ISD Foundation. Photos
July 22, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation is seeking corporate sponsors and silent auction donations its their third annual gala. More
July 20, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan said his office is reviewing the lawsuit filed in Federal District Court by the Harris County Department of Education. More
July 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) today filed suit in federal court seeking new elections for Trustees whose district boundaries were wrong in the May 29th primary. More
July 20, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve revisions to the policy on academic achievement regarding graduation requirements. More
July 19, 2012 -- The Conroe Independent School District Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to 11 students and 24 teachers for 2012. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a motion authorizing Board President Angie Chesnut and County School Superintendent Dr. John E. Sawyer– acting on behalf of HCDE and the Board "to initiate, appear, and/or participate in, legal proceedings relating to the use of inaccurate boundary lines in the May 29, 2012 primary elections." More
July 18, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District will accept applications until July 31 to fill 276 teaching positions that will start in the fall. More
July 17, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a proposed tax rate of $1.04 per $100 valuation for maintenance and operations and $0.327 for debt service. More
July 17, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-1, with Davey Jones opposed, to call a tax ratification election between September 5 and October 5 for a tax increase of $0.13 per $100 valuation to generate enough revenue to offset the need for a reduction of salaries for professional staff and a three-day furlough for all employees. More
July 17, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to endorse Barbers Hill ISD Trustee Benny May for another term on the Texas Association of School Boards Board of Directors. More
July 16, 2012 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded more than $159,000 for repairs to the Galveston Independent School District's Burnet Middle School in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. More
July 16, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District officials today announced that the district's streak of declining dropout rates and increasing graduation rates hit four years for the class of 2011, according to preliminary Class of 2011 figures released by the Texas Education Agency. More w/Audio
July 14, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has awarded more than $1 million in college scholarships to 70 Texas FFA students. More
July 14, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host a training session by the NASA Johnson Space Center on August 2 at the department's headquarters in Houston. More
July 13, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted to hold a special meeting on Monday to call a tax ratification election to support the 2012-2013 teacher salary schedule to avoid a proposed seven percent reduction in salary for professional staff, including teachers, and a three-day furlough for all employees. More
July 13, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently held a career fair for students at Dunbar Middle School in Dickinson. More
July 12, 2012 -- The 2012 International Baccalaureate (IB) Conference of the Americas kicks off today at the Moon Palace in Riviera Maya, Mexico. The Conference of the Americas, held from July 12-15, is a unique event that brings together educators for four days of learning and discussion about innovations in education and focuses on ways to empower students with a challenging and comprehensive IB education. More
July 12, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a brief special meeting on Wednesday, voted 5-1, with David O’Neal opposed, to appoint Mary Cazares to fill the vacant position for District 3-C until the November school board election More
July 11, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve three percent across the board pay increases for all TCISD employees. More
July 10, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District students awarded college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships have been named. More
July 10, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District will hold its Back to School Fair on August 17 at the San Luis Convention Center. More
July 10, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustee Ann Hammond has received the designation of Master Trustee from the Texas Association of School Boards. More
July 10, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will hold a fundraiser on July 21 at Bonefish Grill on I-45 and Bay Area Boulevard. More
July 10, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will hold public workshop meetings on Tuesday and Thursday at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center to discuss a possible bond election. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded 14 grants totaling nearly $1 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math. More
June 28, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that students matched or exceeded national averages in four of five subjects based on results from the Stanford and Aprenda exams. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Jeff Temple as trustee of District 1-A to fill the vacancy left by Kelly Chambers. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees have named Margaret Patton as principal of Wessendorff Middle School. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees elected Beau Rawlins as the new board president on Wednesday night at a special board meeting. More
June 28, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch psychologist Dr. Jeff Temple was named to the Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees at Wednesday's meeting. More
June 27, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently visited Matt Laws, owner Which Wich Superior Sandwiches in Friendswood and Pearland to thank him for his support of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
June 27, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 3-2, with Joe Cantu and Edward Jones opposed, to deny a Level III Grievance filed by Ted Mahoney. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District will give away a new car to a recent graduate during its second annual "Cool to be Smart" Celebration on August 5. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Cooperative for After-School Enrichment will hold its Kids' Day program at the Hobby Center on Wednesday. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Paul House as principal at Victory Lakes Intermediate. More
June 25, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith was recently named the 2012 Superintendent of the Year for Region 4. More
June 25, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education is recruiting children ages 3-5 for the departments 2012-2012 Head Start program, which will be held at 16 community centers throughout northeast Harris County. More
June 25, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received $161,000 raised through the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the recommended budget for FY2013. More
June 22, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has released its preliminary TAKS and STAAR results. More
June 21, 2012 -- All Houston Independent School District teachers will receive two percent pay raises under the district’s 2012-2013 budget that includes pay increases for all staff without increasing the property tax rate. More
June 21, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today held a workshop and was presented the details of a possible $1.89 billion bond proposal for improving the district's schools. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the contract for hiring Dr. Barbara Derrick as superintendent. More
June 19, 2012 -- Harris County Department of Education has combined its three procurement cooperatives into the Choice Partners Cooperative. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet Thursday to consider adoption of a $1.58 billion budget for FY2013. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet on Thursday to receive a report on an update to the district's long-term facilities plan. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently distributed more than $100,000 in innovative teaching grants to teachers throughout the Clear Creek Independent School District. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 6-2, with Mike Lunceford and Anna Eastman opposed, to approve the final reading of a policy revision making the minimum school day a seven-hour, 15-minute day, including intermissions and recess. More
June 15, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District has released its projected State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness test results for the 2011-2012 school year. More
June 14, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District's Young Men's College Preparatory Academy recently received a $31,000 grant from the Moody Foundation for the purchase of school uniforms. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Galveston College TRiO-Upward Bound Class of 2012 recently graduated from Ball High School. More
June 13, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District has received a $360,000 grant from the National Summer Learning Association to provide a summer learning program to help incoming sixth-grade students transition into middle school. More
June 12, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District recently presented the district's Custodian and Plant Operator of the Year awards. More
June 12, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Theresa Bruce as principal of Westwood-Bales Elementary. More
June 12, 2012 -- The ExxonMobil Future Leaders Summer Youth Program, conducted by the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, will begin on Tuesday at Lamar University. More
June 12, 2012 -- College of the Mainland students have been inspired to mentor high school students. More
June 11, 2012 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union recently named its 2012 scholarship recipients. More
June 11, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area has highlighted the volunteer efforts of League City dentist Dr. Cindy Castille, who donates her services to "at risk" students who have dental problems that may be a factor affecting their staying in school. More
June 07, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education is recruiting recent college graduates and mid-career professionals for its alternative certification program. More
June 07, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today was presented a plan by Superintendent Terry Grier to offer summer school programs specifically for students who did not pass the new State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness exams. More
June 07, 2012 -- BP has donated $15,000 to Collegiate High School at College of the Mainland. More
June 06, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp on June 10-22. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to approve a contract with Dr. Cynthia Lusignolo, the district’s new superintendent. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union recently presented Appreciated Teacher Awards to five Houston area teachers. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Education Foundation recently presented approximately $20,000 in grants supporting projects at the district's campuses. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Lindsey Mims as assistant principal at Barber Middle School. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted to approve the hiring of personnel for various teacher positions. More
June 02, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will hold a number of summer camps and classes for kids throughout the summer. More
June 02, 2012 -- Project GRAD will hold a series of College Institutes at various universities in the Houston area from June through August. More
June 02, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education's "Connected Learning Initiative" has received a grant from Chevron. More
June 01, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier today called several of the district's teachers to thank them for their work during the school year. More
June 01, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced that seniors graduating in ceremonies during the weekend have received record offers of more than $172 million in college scholarships. More
June 01, 2012 -- Galveston Early College High School students participating in the Tuesday/Thursday Girls on the Run Program coordinated by Junior League of Galveston County recently created get well cards for Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Houston Parks and Recreation Department will provide free meals for youth ages 1 to 18 on weekdays from June 4 through August 17 at 460 sites across Houston. More
May 30, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced the names of six high school students who have been awarded National Merit Scholarships by U.S colleges and universities. More
May 30, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District's Lamar Classroom Teachers Association recently named the teachers of the year at its annual banquet. More
May 29, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will offer free meals to Houston-area children at 200 of its participating schools during the summer. More
May 29, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District has announced a partnership with Galveston College to offer free dual credit classes to students. More
May 28, 2012 -- The 64th Annual Conference and Expo of NAFSA: Association of International Educators begins on Tuesday at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. More
May 25, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday recognized the district's teachers of the year at its Celebration of Excellence Ceremony. More
May 25, 2012 -- Angleton High School student Eric Pennington has won the 2012 Congressional Art Competition: An Artistic Discovery. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Wednesday held its 2012 scholarship banquet and awarded more than $6 million in scholarships to Houston area students. More
May 24, 2012 -- NASA's Johnson Space Center has partnered with the Houston Independent School District's Booker T. Washington High School for various science and engineering projects. More
May 24, 2012 -- Virtuosi of Houston will hold its Summer Music Camp from June 4 through 15 at its studio. More
May 24, 2012 -- South Texas Rotary District 5890 has awarded scholarships to essayists in the Houston/Bellaire area. More
May 24, 2012 -- Non-traditional students in the Harris County Department of Education's Adult Education program will receive their GEDs on Thursday. More
May 23, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will unveil one of the district's five new "Parent Super Centers", which will provide access to computers and computer training for parents, on Friday at Sam Houston MSTC High School. More
May 23, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved a price increase for school lunches. More
May 23, 2012 -- A Clear Lake High School team has been awarded a $9,925 grant by the Lemelson-MIT Program. More
May 22, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $0.05 price increase for elementary lunches and $0.15 increase for secondary school lunches. More
May 22, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a half-day pre-kindergarten program for the 2012-2013 school year. More
May 22, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Jamie Williams as assistant principal of McAdams Junior High. More
May 22, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted to appoint Shirley Fanuiel to another term in her position as trustee for District 2. More
May 21, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that several of the district's high schools have been ranked in national lists identifying the top high schools in the country. More
May 21, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a dedication ceremony on Wednesday for the new Cunningham Elementary School. More
May 19, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District is joining other state and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country for the 2012 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization. More
May 18, 2012 -- The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees recently appointed three new administrators. More
May 17, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a dedication ceremony for the new Patterson Elementary School on Friday. More
May 17, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier today proposed pay increases for teachers and staff as part of the FY2013 budget, which was presented to the district's board of education. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a one-year agreement with Galveston College for the district's dual credit/early admissions enrollment classes. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Carla Massa as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. More
May 16, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Monday received a donation of office furniture and school supplies from Comerica Bank. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Dr. Cynthia Lusignolo as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. More
May 16, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has honored its 2012 Community Partner of the Year. More
May 15, 2012 -- A team of high school scientists from Clear Lake High School in Houston have been named finalists in the 2012 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. More
May 15, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that seven of the district's schools will receive a donation of 10,000 books through the Neuhaus Education Center, which received the books as part of the H-E-B Read 3 campaign. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a one-time, three percent salary supplement for all employees, with a minimum payment of $1,000 and a maximum payment of $2,500. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently provided $40,000 in support of the Clear Horizons Early College High School in the Clear Creek Independent School District. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently held their last general membership meeting of the 2011-2012 school year. More
May 11, 2012 -- Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples will present Gold Award of Distinction awards to four elementary schools at Texas City Independent School District on May 22 in recognition of their efforts in the HealthierUS School Challenge. More
May 11, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to appoint Edna Courville as trustee for District 1. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 6-2, with Anna Eastman and Michael Lunceford opposed, to approve a revision to grant preliminary approval to require a minimum 7 hour, 15 minute school day for all elementary school campuses in the district. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday to name the sole finalist for superintendent. More
May 11, 2012 -- Michael Cardona has been named Houston Independent School District's chief middle school officer. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a policy requiring all schools to adopt a minimum 7 hour and 15 minute daily schedule. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to name Julianne Green as district librarian. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today to consider giving preliminary approval to a policy requiring all elementary schools to adopt a minimum 7 hour and 15 minute day schedule. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future will host its Fourth Annual Youthfest and Duck Derby on May 19. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union has named the finalists in the Appreciated Teacher Award. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve the non-renewal of two term contract employees at the end of their contract term. More
May 09, 2012 -- Waves of Impact will be on Galveston Beach on May 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. organizing a free surf camp for children with special challenges. The nonprofit is teaming up with local volunteers to make the event happen. More
May 09, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Tuesday announced that eight of the district's schools have been listed among the state's top 100 in U.S. News' "Best High Schools" rankings. More
May 08, 2012 -- The City of Galveston's summer recreation programs will begin on June 4 at the McGuire-Dent and Wright Cuney Recreation Centers. More
May 08, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District reports that it has withdrawn its allegation that Don Lee Farms breached its contract regarding lean finely textured beef; and Don Lee Farms has agreed to redistribute the Charbroiled 100 percent Beef Patties to other customers requesting the product. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Jeff Pack as principal of McAdams Junior High. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol recently held a drunken driving simulator event at Central Middle School in Galveston. More
May 06, 2012 -- Congressman Al Green has called for the proactive involvement of parents, students, teachers and officials to prevent school violence in response to an incident that took place on April 27 at Thurgood Marshall High School where a female student was beaten by one of her peers in the presence of other classmates. More
May 05, 2012 -- The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a hearing on May 15 in the Brazos Crossing Administration Building in Rosenberg regarding the naming of schools. More
May 05, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host its second annual Summer Theatre Camp from July 23 through 27; Registration is currently open. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Central Middle School Media Arts Academy in Galveston will host a visit from Chuck Norris on May 10 for a belt ceremony for the Kickstart Karate program. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Transportation Department has been selected as a finalist for the national Larson Quality Award. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District robotics team recently competed in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, or FIRST, Championship. More
May 03, 2012 -- Texas A&M University will host the third annual Aggie STEM Summer Camp for middle and high school students from June 10 through 22; Registration is currently open. More
May 02, 2012 -- Children across Galveston Island will participate in the "Best Tasting Lemonade" contest on Saturday and Lemonade Day Galveston on Sunday. More
May 02, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Pat Turner opposed, to name Dr. Barbara Derrick as the new superintendent. More
May 01, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday released a statement regarding the resignation of Texas Education Agency Commissioner Robert Scott. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Conrad Foundation today named Ross Shott as the organization's chief executive officer. More
April 28, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced its 2011-2012 Teachers of the Year. More
April 26, 2012 -- Dickinson Independent School District will host an open house of its new facilities on Monday. More
April 26, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal tax collection agreement with the Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office. More
April 26, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Wednesday announced that it has formed a partnership with the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Houston for expanding education opportunities for students. More
April 26, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District on Thursday announced the appointments of Fendley "Sonny" Benefield, Jr. as head girls basketball coach and Jessica Gaines as assistant girls basketball coach at Ball High School. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a supplement to an agreement with the Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation to allow the foundation’s director to solicit advertising for the district. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Texas Education Agency on Tuesday announced the passing standards for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness end-of-course exams. More
April 25, 2012 -- Theatre Under The Stars has awarded a Tommy Tune Award to Clear Springs High School. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 4-3, with Ken Baliker, Ann Hammond and Page Rander opposed, to approve a three percent, one-time salary supplement to be paid in a lump sum to employees of the district in October. More
April 24, 2012 -- Artist Boat will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Project Seawall Interpretive Trail in Galveston on May 11. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host the lecture Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston on May 17. More
April 23, 2012 -- The baseball field at Clear Creek High School in League City has been renamed in honor of Coach Jim Mallory; Clear Creek Independent School District will host a Dedication Ceremony on Friday. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Texas Classroom Teachers Association has elected Janie Baszile of Galena Park and Tammy Whittaker of Clear Creek to its Directors’ Council. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District today announced that the 2012 Texas Public School Rankings by Children at Risk ranked campuses in Houston at the top of elementary, middle and high school rankings in the eight-county region. More
April 22, 2012 -- The Ocean Star Offshore Museum held a special reception in Galveston on Friday to kick off its 15th anniversary celebration including a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new exhibit and a donation of $10,000 provided by the Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Board. More
April 22, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District is seeking a refund from a hamburger patty vendor. More
April 22, 2012 -- The State Board of Education has approved new math standards and textbook rules. More
April 20, 2012 -- Children throughout Texas recently participated in the Purple Up! for Military Kids initiative, held by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. More
April 19, 2012 -- The Galveston ISD Educational Foundation will host its annual gala "A Trip Through Time", tonight at the Galveston Railroad Museum. More
April 19, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District today was presented with the proposed 2012-2013 budget, which addresses a $43.6 million deficit while maintaining current property tax rates. More
April 18, 2012 -- San Leon Elementary in Dickinson will host National Radio Host Isabel Gomez-Bassols to serve as "Principal-for-a-Day" on Friday. More
April 16, 2012 -- The Communities In Schools-Bay Area staff at Dunbar Middle School in Dickinson recently hosted community leaders to a campus visit. More
April 14, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education in Houston will host the All Earth EcoBot Challenge "Bot Off" on Friday. More
April 14, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University at Galveston Sea Life Facility has announced the name of its first rescued Kemp's Ridley sea turtle. More
April 13, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Trustee Travis Smith from the board. More
April 13, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to amend the district's Resource Allocation Handbook to continue funding to pay for students' Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. More
April 13, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday approved continuation of the district's Advanced Placement program. More
April 13, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District graduate Marquis Alexander has been appointed as the commander of Texas A&M University's Corps of Cadets; Alexander is the first African-American student to be appointed to this post at the university. More
April 12, 2012 -- Former First Lady Barbara Bush on Thursday launched a new preschool education partnership between The Malvern School and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University in College Station. More
April 12, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today to consider continuing the Advanced Placement Initiative at the district. More
April 12, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a dedication ceremony on Monday for the new Berry Elementary School. More
April 12, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve contracts for Chapter 21 employees for the 2012-2013 school year. More
April 12, 2012 -- Mecum Auctions will hold its Houston car auction on Friday and Saturday at Reliant Center; The Mecum Challenge for Houston Independent School District will also take place on Friday at Reliant Center. More
April 11, 2012 -- Hitchcock Independent School District on Saturday hosted a reception for the six finalists in the search for the district's next superintendent. More
April 11, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution concerning “high stakes, standardized testing” of public school students. More
April 10, 2012 -- The Houston National College Fair will be held on Thursday at the Reliant Center. More
April 10, 2012 -- The City of Galveston will hold the 3rd annual Galveston EducationFEST on April 21 at the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center. More
April 10, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a response to student discipline concerns on school district buses that have been raised by the Houston Educational Support Personnel Union. More
April 10, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted to extend its current insurance coverage with AmRisc through Victor Insurance for property and wind coverage and Trident, also through Victory Insurance, for casualty insurance, for a period of six months. More
April 09, 2012 -- Clear Springs High School in League City will host the 5th annual Culinary Arts Extravaganza on April 20. More
April 09, 2012 -- The Cooperative for After-School Enrichment will host the Grand Slam Tennis Jam for students at various school districts on Tuesday at Memorial Park Tennis Center in Houston. More
April 09, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation of 3,000 books from Half Price Books for the Spring Break Book Fair at McWhirter Elementary School. More
April 09, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced that five students with the district have been named National Achievement Scholarship winners. More
April 09, 2012 -- The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum in Galveston will celebrate its 15th anniversary on April 27, 2012. More
April 06, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to identify seven employment areas where the district will consider cutting due to budget shortfalls. More
April 05, 2012 -- Clear Brook High School has announced that juniors Daniel Hogg and Oscar Kutch have been selected to represent the school at Texas Boys State. More
April 05, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith has been selected as a Texas Music Educators Association's Distinguished Administrator. More
April 04, 2012 -- The Parker Elementary School of International Studies in Galveston will host its second annual Olympic Field Days on Thursday. More
April 04, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it has been named a finalist for the Broad Prize for Urban Education by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. More
April 03, 2012 -- La Marque Independent School District Trustee Shirley Fanuiel's application for re-election has been rejected by Board Secretary Joe Cantu. More
April 03, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 4-1, with Joe Cantu opposed, to approve a district reorganization plan for first through sixth grade classes at the district. More
April 03, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted to approve an interlocal tax collection agreement with the Galveston County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office, but removed a section of the agreement applying additional charges due to the district’s “opting out” of a split payment plan for property taxes. More
April 03, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will hold the first of several public meetings today regarding a proposal to add 19 minutes to the average school day by implementing a uniform bell schedule for all campuses. More
April 03, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has awarded scholarships to the winners of the 2012 ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair for the 2012 Governor's Science and Technology Champions Academy, which will be held this summer at the University of Houston. More
April 03, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host open auditions for Missoula Children's Theatre's production of "The Tortoise and the Hare" on April 9. More
April 02, 2012 -- Clear Brook High School's Speech and Debate Team recently finished in top positions at the District 24 5A UIL Academic meet. More
April 02, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Friday announced that Clear Brook High School students Hunter Bodiford and Rishi Suresh recently received the degree of Premier Distinction from the National Forensic League. More
March 31, 2012 -- The Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament benefiting Communities In Schools-Bay Area and sponsored by Barrios Technology will be held on April 16 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
March 30, 2012 -- Three Clear Creek Independent School District high schools have been nominated for Tommy Tune Awards. More
March 30, 2012 -- Eight Clear Creek Independent School District students from Seabrook Intermediate will participate in the Business Professionals of America national competition from April 25 through 29 in Chicago, Illinois. More
March 30, 2012 -- Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott notified the Houston Independent School District today that he is withdrawing his plan for HISD to annex the North Forest ISD for the 2012-2013 school year. More
March 30, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the North Forest Independent School District has issued a statement in appreciation of the Texas Education Commissioner's decision to allow the district another year to demonstrate it can sustain recent improvements. More
March 30, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a dedication ceremony on Tuesday for the new DeChaumes Elementary School campus. More
March 30, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education was recently named as a semi-finalist for the HEB Early Childhood Education Award 2012. More
March 30, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District recently received a donation from Ryan Rettig, producer of the film "Apart", for the district's Fine Arts Program. More
March 30, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently named students who received awards at the 2012 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program. More
March 30, 2012 -- Two Lamar Consolidated Independent School District high schools have received a total of ten nominations for Theatre Under The Stars' Tommy Tune Awards. More
March 29, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation from the Webster Presbyterian Church to replenish the dropout prevention program's food pantry. More
March 29, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today canceled athletic events due to heavy rains. More
March 29, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today reported on the results of a third-party audit conducted on the district's contracting practices. More
March 29, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that it is expanding its language learning programs. More
March 29, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is hosting an exhibit of student artwork at The Arts Alliance Center of Clear Lake through April 4 in honor of Young Art Month. More
March 29, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to “Stop the Cuts” in education funding in Texas. More
March 28, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted to approve Trustee Estelle Holmes’ attendance at the National School Boards Association’s National Conference in Boston. More
March 28, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to adopt a resolution declaring a financial exigency. More
March 27, 2012 -- Hitchcock Independent School District has named six finalists in its search for a new superintendent. More
March 27, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to select PBK Architects and VLK Architects to provide architectural and engineering services for the district. More
March 26, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to cancel elections for school board positions in District 4, District 6 and District 7. More
March 23, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District has named Mike Semmler and Heather Patterson as the 2012 Principals of the Year. More
March 23, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District recently named David Jacobson as chief technology information officer. More
March 23, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to accept Superintendent Ecomet Burley's evaluation as presented during a closed session of the meeting. More
March 22, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the ground beef served at the district does not contain any lean finely textured beef, referred to as "pink slime" beef. More
March 22, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District has scheduled 10 public meetings to gather community input on a plan to coordinate the bell schedule among the district's schools. More
March 21, 2012 -- Athletes recently visited Lamar Consolidated Independent School District elementary schools. More
March 21, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Monday hosted a meeting of the League of Innovative Schools. More
March 21, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently received a $5,000 grant from the Bay Area office of Wells Fargo Advisors. More
March 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Police Department today reported that a male subject attempted to coerce an 11-year-old female student into his vehicle while she was at a bus stop at 40th Street. More
March 21, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to defer a provision of a policy requiring that an end-of-course assessment exam count as 15 percent of a student’s final course grade. More
March 20, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host the official groundbreaking ceremony for Worthing High School's renovation and expansion on Wednesday at 9215 Scott Street. More
March 20, 2012 -- The Texas General Land Office is currently offering Adopt-A-Beach Program lesson plans for grades K-8. More
March 19, 2012 -- Clear Brook and Clear Lake Speech and Debate team members will participate in the National Forensics League National Tournament from June 10 through 15 in Indianapolis, Indiana. More
March 19, 2012 -- Texas City High School will host a mini college fair on Tuesday. More
March 13, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently joined fire departments in League City and Webster in recognizing first grade student Cameron Brown for his heroism in alerting his family to a fire in their apartment. More
March 09, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a public information session regarding the district's police re-accreditation on April 11 at the district police department's cafeteria. More
March 09, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has launched the "It's My Future" voter registration campaign. More
March 09, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district has received the 2012 Leadership in Action Award for Environmental Improvement for its Green District Challenge program. More
March 09, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with the City of Houston for the district to receive, on loan, three solar-powered generators. More
March 09, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted 4-2 with Cynthia Bell-Malveaux and Joe Cantu opposed, to declare a financial exigency, a step that allows the district to enact layoffs and restructure programs in order to meet budget reductions. More
March 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Tech Challenge robotics competition. More
March 08, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District is seeking nominations to name two elementary schools, one junior high, and one high school that were approved in the district's 2011 bond referendum. More
March 08, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today held a dedication ceremony for the new E.O. Lovett Elementary School campus. More
March 08, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District's Nutrition Services program recently received notice that four schools in the district will be receiving the HealthierUS School Challenge's Gold Award of Distinction. More
March 08, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District has reported that an Oppe Elementary student has been transported to the Shriners Burn Hospital for Children for treatment after receiving burns from a coffee spill. More
March 08, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution calling on the Texas Legislature to “reexamine the public school accountability system in Texas and to develop a system that encompasses multiple assessments, reflects greater validity, uses more cost efficient sampling techniques and other external evaluation arrangements, and more accurately reflects what students know”. More
March 08, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today and consider a partnership with the City of Houston to use solar-powered generators as educational tools. More
March 08, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees recently adopted a resolution calling on the Texas Legislature to "revisit the purpose of standardized testing in Texas", concerning the new State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness exam. More
March 08, 2012 -- The Texas Center for the Missing on Wednesday named Ashley Kim, a fifth grade student from Houston, as Texas state winner of the National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest. More
March 08, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to apply for a five-year continuation of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant in an amount not to exceed $492,188. More
March 07, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the After-School Partnership Fair on March 30. More
March 07, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently hosted its annual PTA Reflections Reception. More
March 07, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education President Michael Lunceford will discuss the Houston Innovative Learning Zone program during the March edition of Houston ISD's "Up Close" television show. More
March 07, 2012 -- The High School Summer Job Fair will take place on March 29 at Ball High School in Galveston. More
March 06, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a dedication ceremony on Wednesday for the new DeAnda Elementary School campus. More
March 06, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to again engage the services of Start & Busch, LLC as auditor for FY2012. More
March 05, 2012 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Monday received a $100,000 grant from the Houston Independent School District for the See to Succeed program. More
March 05, 2012 -- Dickinson High School student April Welsch has won College of the Mainland's Oh Snap! Cell Phone contest. More
March 05, 2012 -- The Lamar Educational Awards Foundation will award scholarships to Lamar Consolidated Independent School District students and paraprofessionals; The deadline to apply is April 18. More
March 05, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host its "School Breakfast - Go for Gold" campaign this week to celebrate National School Breakfast Week. More
March 05, 2012 -- Students with the Oppe Campus of Coastal Studies at Galveston Independent School District will take part in a project on Wednesday to bring awareness to the community about the dangers of volatile runoff into the bay. More
March 05, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will broadcast its live forum, regarding the new state-mandated STAAR exam, in Spanish on Tuesday on HISD TV. More
March 05, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees recently approved extracurricular fees for students participating in athletics and fine arts programs. More
March 02, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced changes in its science fair competition. More
March 01, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier in his State of HISD Address today said the district took significant steps in 2011 toward raising the level of academic achievement at every campus and meeting parents’ expectations. More
March 01, 2012 -- Congressman Ron Paul today announced his nomination of Anne Marie Von Seggern, a senior at Clear Creek High School, to the United States Air Force Academy. More
March 01, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to renew the district's flood insurance policy through Galveston Insurance Agency. More
February 29, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District is hosting a series of meetings and tours, including a parent meeting tonight, as part of its "schools of choice" application drive. More
February 29, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District has partnered with television broadcaster Univision to host a phone bank to answer questions from viewers regarding the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test on Thursday. More
February 29, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District today reported that the driver of a passenger vehicle has been taken into custody in connection with a minor traffic accident involving a district school bus. More
February 29, 2012 -- Harris County Department of Education's Cooperative for After-School Enrichment has launched a research project called "ENRICH: After-School Evaluating Needs, Resources, and Initiatives in the Communities of Houston". More
February 29, 2012 -- College of the Mainland, Alvin Community College, and San Jacinto Community College are participating in the Educators Alliance for Articulated Credit program. More
February 28, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently held their annual Founders Day Dinner. More
February 28, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve school attendance boundary changes to take effect in the 2012-2013 school year. More
February 28, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved new attendance boundaries several schools in the 2012-2013 school year. More
February 27, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District's Westbrook Intermediate School State Honor Band recently performed a composition piece inspired by NASA's Space Shuttle Program at the Lila Cockrell Theatre in San Antonio. More
February 27, 2012 -- The Clear View Education Center thanks those in League City who participated in the center's cap and gown donation drive. More
February 27, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will broadcast Tuesday's forum regarding the new state-mandated "STAAR" exam. More
February 27, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area has announced that Coastal Eye Associates & Advanced Laser Vision is serving as a sponsor of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament, which takes place on April 16. More
February 24, 2012 -- Seven Houston Independent School District seniors have been selected as United States Presidential Scholar candidates. More
February 24, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District reports that two former employees who were indicted by a Harris County grand jury on felony charges had been terminated by Houston ISD in 2010. More
February 24, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously, following a closed session, to authorize the board president to issue written confirmation to Superintendent Ecomet Burley of the performance concerns discussed in the executive session as far as Burley's evaluation process. More
February 23, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education was presented a budget cutting option to implement uniform school starting schedules that proposers say could save more than $1 million. More
February 23, 2012 -- Four Lamar Consolidated Independent School District students have been selected as National Merit Finalists. More
February 23, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble performed with Texas City Independent School District student bands on February 18 at the Texas City High School auditorium. More
February 23, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will take place from February 28 through March 18 at Reliant Park. More
February 23, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Educational Foundation will host its annual gala, "A Trip Through Time", on April 19 at the Galveston Railroad Museum. More
February 23, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has partnered with local schools for a computer donation program. More
February 22, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation has budgeted $60,000 to fund grants in the Teacher Innovative Grant Program for 2012. More
February 22, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a dedication ceremony on Thursday for the new Robert B. Frost Elementary Magnet School for Space Science. More
February 22, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a joint election agreement with the City of Hitchcock for the May 12 General Election. More
February 22, 2012 -- Cook Ford will hold a "Drive One 4 UR School" event on March 6 at Texas City High School to raise funds for the Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future. More
February 21, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a contract with Start & Busch, LLC to provide auditing services for the FY2012 year-end audit. More
February 20, 2012 -- Several Galveston Independent School District middle schools will host tours from Tuesday through Friday for parents and students interested in applying for admittance for the 2012-2013 school year. More
February 20, 2012 -- Roosevelt-Wilson Elementary will host its first 1K/5K Fun Run on March 3 at Bay Street Park in Texas City. More
February 20, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District's Project "LEARN", or "Let's Eliminate At-Risk Needs", has been named one of five finalists in the H-E-B Early Childhood Award program. More
February 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education and the Harris County Citizens Corps will host final exams for students in the Teen Community Emergency Response Team, or Teen CERT, program on Thursday. More
February 20, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District today announced that Verna Berry, assistant principal of Frost Elementary, has been named 2012 Assistant Principal of the Year for Region 4. More
February 17, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school year for the district's "Schools of Choice" program through March 9. More
February 17, 2012 -- Galveston Independent School District's Communications Department recently received several awards during the annual Texas School PR Association conference. More
February 17, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to name Robert Koopman as athletic director and head football coach. More
February 16, 2012 -- The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees recently named Mike Rockwood as executive director of communications. More
February 16, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host a STAAR Info Session on Thursday at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. More
February 15, 2012 -- Hitchcock Independent School District will hold a public hearing on February 21 regarding its 2010-2011 Annual Performance Report. More
February 15, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Tuesday announced that the Wheatley High School boys varsity basketball team has forfeited five wins because of ineligible players. More
February 15, 2012 -- The Center for Houston's Future has released its 2012 Community Indicators Report. More
February 14, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Senfronia Thompson today reaffirmed her support for North Forest Independent School District to remain open. More
February 14, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier today announced that the number of Houston students earning college credit on advanced placement exams and posting top scores on the SAT college entrance exam has grown. More
February 14, 2012 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Athletic Director Steve Van Meter. More
February 13, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced the winners of its 2012 Spelling Bee. More
February 13, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will broadcast its monthly "Up Close" television show, hosted by Board President Michael Lunceford, throughout February on the district's web site and on HISD-TV. More
February 10, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today released a statement regarding an incident involving a student at White Elementary who reported that she was abducted by a man while on her way to school and sexually assaulted. More
February 10, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday, following a closed session discussion, voted 5-1-3, with Anna Eastman opposed, and Rhonda Skillern-Jones, Juliet Stipeche and Michael Lunceford abstaining, to extend the contract of Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier. More
February 10, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted to order an election for May 12 for the election of two positions on the board. More
February 10, 2012 -- Three Houston Independent School District students have been charged with aggravated robbery. More
February 09, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday unanimously approved a plan to draw students back into six neighborhood high schools with strong Career and Technical Education programs. More
February 09, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted to extend Superintendent Terry Grier’s contact through June 2014. More
February 09, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to accept the annual evaluation of Superintendent Dr. Leigh Wall. More
February 09, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today named Bryan Bordelon as the principal of the new Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School. More
February 09, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently named Darryl Smith to its board of directors. More
February 08, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Collegiate High School senior Johnathan Moore has been named a finalist for the National Achievement Scholarship. More
February 08, 2012 -- The 2012 State of the Community Luncheon, which took place on Wednesday in League City, highlighted the "Leaders Make Readers" program. More
February 07, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a new salary schedule for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. More
February 06, 2012 -- The Sea Turtle Restoration project at Texas A&M University at Galveston Sea Life Facility is sponsoring a Name-the-Turtle Contest for the endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle housed at the facility; The deadline for entry is March 24. More
February 06, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Trustee Paula Harris will host a town hall meeting for District IV on Tuesday at Albert Thomas Middle School. More
February 03, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved the timeline for the superintendent search. More
February 02, 2012 -- Texas City High School will host the Battle of the Bands Contest on March 31 at the Rotary Pavilion in Texas City; The deadline to register is February 29. More
February 01, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently presented the Hightower High School football team with a proclamation for reaching the Class 5A Division I Finals. More
February 01, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District today announced that it is accepting candidate filing documents for the May 12 school board general election. More
February 01, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Tuesday announced the regional winners of The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for 2012. More
February 01, 2012 -- Austin Middle School in Galveston will host NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly on Thursday as part of a ceremony recognizing the school as a National Blue Ribbon Award recipient. More
February 01, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District on Tuesday announced that the district has been ranked third nationally in school breakfast participation in a report by Food Research and Action Center. More
February 01, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to name Leland Surovik as athletic director and head football coach. More
February 01, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District has named Leland Surovik as athletic director and head football coach. More
January 31, 2012 -- The Lamar Education Awards Foundation will host its Men Who Cook 2012 event on February 18 in Richmond, with proceeds to benefit scholarships for graduates at Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. More
January 30, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Orlando Riddick has been named chief high school officer. More
January 30, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has ordered an election for May 12 for three positions on the district's board of trustees. More
January 30, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area will host "Raise a Glass to CIS", an event on April 16 to honor the organization's community partners. More
January 27, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation recently presented special awards to winners of the Clear Creek Independent School District Science Fair. More
January 26, 2012 -- The State Bar of Texas has developed an interactive web-based project to assist Texas teachers and students in preparing for the civics portions of the new Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills test. More
January 26, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a $9,875 donation from Boeing, which has provided almost $100,000 to Communities in Schools during the past 10 years. More
January 25, 2012 -- The JASON Alliance of Southeast Texas will host Dr. Robert Ballard, founder of the JASON Project, on January 31 to give a presentation at the Montagne Center as part of the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Jason project in the area. More
January 25, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District has canceled after-school events today due to heavy rains and potential flooding, but is dismissing students from Houston schools at their regular time. More
January 25, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an election service contract with Galveston County for the May board election. More
January 24, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will pay a total of $35 million to campus employees under the ASPIRE Award program. More
January 24, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 12 for the election of one at-large and three district positions on the board. More
January 23, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol has spotlighted its Youthworks department and its Positive Action curriculum. More
January 23, 2012 -- Bayside Intermediate School in League City was recently recognized by Project Lead the Way for the school's Gateway to Technology Program. More
January 22, 2012 -- Communities in Schools Southeast Texas hosted its annual Black Tie Event on Friday in Port Arthur. More
January 21, 2012 -- Music Doing Good in Schools on Sunday will host Houston students for a viewing of the film Red Tails and a field trip to the Texas Flying Legends Museum. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education on Thursday announced that volunteer Bobbye Burke was recently named the National Child Labor Committee's 2012 Lewis Hine Award recipient. More
January 20, 2012 -- Texas City Independent School District recently named the winners of its 2nd Annual District Wide Elementary Science Fair. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District has unveiled a proposal to establish the Houston Innovative Learning Zone, a plan for five of the district's campuses to provide the chance for students to earn associate's degrees and receive career training in high-demand technical fields. More
January 20, 2012 -- State Representative Sylvester Turner and representatives from Houston Independent School District on Wednesday accepted a $10,000 donation from Kroger for improvements at Houston's Booker T. Washington High School. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the lease of a 24,000 square foot warehouse from American National Insurance Company. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to shift programs and facilities for the 2012-2013 school year during Wednesday's regular board meeting. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District reports that disciplinary action will be taken for approximately 60 students caught cheating and there may be additional disciplinary action in the coming weeks. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department and various partners on Tuesday announced the start of the Teen and Police Service Academy, which will be held at the Houston Independent School District's Beechnut Academy. More
January 18, 2012 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the FY2011 audit, as presented by Belt Harris Pechacek, LLP. More
January 18, 2012 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Texas City Police Department for use of the former Texas City High School facility as a location for training prior to the building’s demolition. More
January 17, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to extend the contract of Superintendent Dr. Leigh Wall by one year. More
January 17, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host workshops on January 30 and February 28 on using social media in education. More
January 16, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced the winners of its "So You Think You Can Sing" competition. More
January 16, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District recently announced the winners of the Lamar CISD Art Show, with winning entries moving on for judging at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
January 16, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is holding its annual Rodeo School Art Exhibition and Reception at The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake. More
January 16, 2012 -- Clear Springs High School will host the "Rachel's Challenge" program, opening with an event on Thursday. More
January 13, 2012 -- Elite Retirement and Financial Solutions, an Office of MetLife, recently partnered with Communities in Schools-Bay Area to provide snack packs to K.E. Little Elementary students. More
January 13, 2012 -- Music Doing Good in Schools will host students of all ages from across Houston on January 22 for a viewing of the film Red Tails and a field trip to the Texas Flying Legends Museum. More
January 13, 2012 -- Pleasantville Elementary School fifth grader Matthias McBride won the 16th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition on Friday at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in downtown Houston. More
January 13, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 8-1, with Juliet Stipeche opposed, to approve policy changes regarding termination of employment. More
January 13, 2012 -- The La Marque Independent School Disrict Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a draft of the 2012-2013 School Calendar. More
January 12, 2012 -- Twelve Houston Independent School District schools will participate in the 16th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition on Friday at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Downtown Houston. More
January 12, 2012 -- Harris County Department of Education's Cooperative for After-School Enrichment was recently awarded a $2 million grant by Houston Endowment. More
January 12, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted unanimously to elect Michael Lunceford as president. More
January 12, 2012 -- The Beaumont Metropolitan Council of PTA's will present their annual "Reflections" exhibit and ceremony on Sunday. More
January 12, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District today announced that Velasquez Elementary has been selected as a nominee in the 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. More
January 12, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier has declared Friday "Houston Texans Spirit Day" at the district. More
January 12, 2012 -- Congressman Gene Green welcomed nearly 200 students and parents on Tuesday to his Paying for College Workshop at Cesar Chavez High School in Houston. More
January 11, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs will hold its annual Reflections Reception on February 16 at the Tad Akers Event Facility in League City. More
January 11, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet on Thursday in the Board auditorium of the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center to elect officers for 2012, swear in a new member, and consider the 2012-2013 school year calendar. More
January 11, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the 26th Annual R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference on January 28 in Houston. More
January 10, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District's School Boundary Advisory Committee has developed a set of recommendations for the Board of Trustees to consider for the 2012-2013 school year. More
January 10, 2012 -- Texas Representative Larry Taylor on Tuesday announced the opening for applications to the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program; Interested students from Texas House District 24 are encouraged to apply. More
January 10, 2012 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Kenna Cotton as the principal of K.E. Little Elementary School. More
January 09, 2012 -- Music Doing Good will host a master class for music students by Delfeayo Marsalis on January 27 at MacArthur Senior High School in Houston. More
January 09, 2012 -- Hitchcock Independent School District will join school districts across the state in celebrating School Board Recognition Month, which is observed in January. More
January 09, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District is monitoring weather conditions, but remains operating on its usual schedule, with the exception of the cancellation of evening high school classes at Liberty high School. More
January 09, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently provided books to students at McWhirter Elementary to take home for their holiday break. More
January 06, 2012 -- Seven Dickinson Independent School District students on Thursday received honors in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Show. More
January 06, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding an incident in August involving inappropriate behavior of students on a bus that transports students with special needs from Thompson Elementary School. More
January 06, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District recently announced that it will complete six new campuses and expand ten more this year. More
January 04, 2012 -- The deadline for applications to Houston Independent School District's magnet programs is Friday. More
January 04, 2012 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District Director of Community Relations Christy Willman has announced her plans to retire, effective January 31. More
January 03, 2012 -- The Texas Classroom Teachers Association recently named Margaret Downing and the Houston Press as 2011-12 recipients of the Silver Apple media award in the print category. More
January 03, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently hosted a College and Career Day at Brookside Intermediate School. More
December 28, 2011 -- Communities in Schools for the Golden Triangle area will host its second annual Black Tie Event on January 20 in Port Arthur, with proceeds to benefit the Communities in Schools Program. More
December 26, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation is seeking the community's support in the annual campaign for 2012. More
December 21, 2011 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted a culinary contest for high school students at the North Campus. More
December 20, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved a contract with Tex Coach Athletic Consulting to conduct a search for a new athletic director and head football coach. More
December 20, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is accepting applications through February 24 for enrollment in its Clear Horizons Early College High School program for the class of 2016. More
December 19, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking judges for its 51st annual science fair, which will be held on January 23. More
December 19, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will open registration on January 3 for its Clear Access online high school courses. More
December 19, 2011 -- Clear Creek High School instructors Bill Gibbs and Robin Merritt recently received awards from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for their work with students in the High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware Program. More
December 16, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a guaranteed maximum price of $11,022,500 for the construction of the district's new high school. More
December 15, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the taxation of goods-in-transit. More
December 14, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $274,173 bid to Thomas Bus for the purchase of three buses. More
December 14, 2011 -- The Galveston Educational Foundation recently announced the award of nearly $20,000 to teachers in the Galveston Independent School District. More
December 14, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today is launching "The Green School Challenge", a new initiative to reduce resource consumption and increase recycling. More
December 13, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees recently approved a plan to open a second location for the Webster Academy-Visions in Education Gifted and Talented program. More
December 13, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve single-member district configurations for board of trustee elections as part of the redistricting process. More
December 13, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to move the district’s board election date to the first Tuesday in November of even-numbered years, and increased the term of board members from three years to four years. More
December 13, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a consulting agreement with the University of Houston-Clear Lake for the 2012 Foreign Language Assistance Program Local Education Agency. More
December 13, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 4-0-1, with Rebecca Hillenburg abstaining, to continue with the board’s current officers, with Hillenburg as president of the board, Tony Hopkins as vice president and Robert McCabe as secretary. More
December 12, 2011 -- Foster High School senior Addison Marshall recently spoke and presented the trophy at the Houston Rotary Lombardi Awards Ceremony. More
December 09, 2011 -- Texas City Independent School District Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Tim Finn announced his resignation today. More
December 09, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted to cast the district's ballots in favor of re-electing David Moss to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
December 09, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to create a Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School Program. More
December 09, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a new Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School for the district. More
December 08, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet today to consider a new policy governing the district's magnet schools. More
December 07, 2011 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Wednesday spotlighted Liberty Hill Independent School District's efficient use of funds and awarded the district the five-star rating in the 2011 Financial Allocation Study for Texas. More
December 07, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today reported that the results of the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress shows students at the district are improving in math and reading performance at wider margins than the rest of the state. More
December 06, 2011 -- A Galveston Independent School District bus was involved in a minor accident with a passenger vehicle on Tuesday afternoon. More
December 02, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District on Friday joined United States President Barack Obama's Better Buildings Initiative. More
December 02, 2011 -- Texas City Independent School District recently took part in a number of events. More
December 02, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that 16 district partners will be recognized at the Texas Association for Partnership in Education's mid-winter conference in January. More
December 01, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District will host national leaders in Chinese language and culture education on Friday at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. More
November 30, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept more than $127,000 in gifts donated through the Texas City ISD Foundation for the Future. More
November 29, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted to table action regarding the casting of the district’s votes in the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors election. More
November 29, 2011 -- Lamar Consolidated High School recently received a 2011 College Readiness Award from the Texas ACT Council for the school's academic improvement. More
November 29, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold public hearings on December 5 and December 6 regarding the proposed redistricting plan for DISD's single-member board of trustee districts. More
November 29, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to change the single member district election boundaries for the school board. More
November 29, 2011 -- College of the Mainland recently joined the Educators Alliance for Articulated Credit in order to provide free course credit for high school students. More
November 23, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a commitment from Legend Physical Therapy to underwrite the third annual Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
November 22, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 4-3, with Annie Burton, Shirley Fanuiel and Nakisha Paul opposed, to revoke the suspensions of Superintendent Ecomet Burley and District Police Chief Timothy Fields. More
November 21, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that the Clear Horizons Early College High School has earned 12 out of 12 possible Gold Performance Acknowledgments from the Texas Education Agency. More
November 20, 2011 -- On Saturday, November 12 the La Porte Parks & Recreation Department, working with the La Porte Independent School District, hosted the Area 22 Special Olympics Volleyball Competition in La Porte. More
November 18, 2011 -- Dickinson Independent School District recently hosted the Stuff the Bus Food Drive. More
November 17, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner will host a community meeting tonight to discuss the future of Booker T. Washington High School in Houston. More
November 17, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted 6-1, with Beau Rawlins opposed, to retain the firm of Haynes & Boone to represent the district in litigation filed by several Texas school districts against the state regarding the state's school finance system. More
November 17, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District on Wednesday held swearing in ceremonies for Matthew Hay and Beau Rawlins for their new terms on the district's board of trustees. More
November 16, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District will host a rally and resource fair tonight at the Delmar Field House to launch the College Board's National Five Ways Ed Pays campaign. More
November 16, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a plan for redistricting of the board’s single member voting districts. More
November 15, 2011 -- A traffic accident on Tuesday occurred in Galveston between a Galveston Independent School District bus and a passenger vehicle. More
November 15, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday, voted to approve a 30-day suspension, without pay, for Superintendent Ecomet Burley and LMISD Police Chief Timothy Fields. More
November 15, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to cast the district’s ballots in favor of re-electing Walt Syers to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 14, 2011 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District's Project Let's Eliminate At-Risk Needs has been highlighted as a Profile in Success and as a 2011 Grant Recipient that "changes lives" by The Barbara Bush Texas Fund for Family Literacy. More
November 14, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District Fine Arts will perform at the Festival of Lights Concert on December 8 at Moody Gardens; Tickets are currently on sale. More
November 14, 2011 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation from the Associated Credit Union of Texas. More
November 14, 2011 -- North Forest Independent School District will hold a news conference this evening to discuss continuing efforts to fight the closure of the district. More
November 11, 2011 -- Officials of the Houston Independent School District and the City of Houston Health Department report that they are still reviewing medical information and student statements to determine the cause of an illness that sickened 22 members of the Austin High School drill team and band during a football game on Friday, November 4. More
November 11, 2011 -- Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott has ordered the Houston Independent School District to annex the 7,500-student North Forest ISD effective July 1, 2012. More
November 11, 2011 -- College of the Mainland recently worked with area public school teachers to develop a six-year plan for high school classes that allow students to request college credit from COM following their graduation. More
November 11, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a $1.7 million contract with The Parthenon Group for consulting services to support the development of career pathways and differentiated compensation for teachers. More
November 10, 2011 -- Seventeen Harris County Department of Education Head Start centers are currently accepting applications for child enrollment. More
November 10, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education approved an agreement with the Parthenon Group to analyze data on HISD’s current pay system for teachers. More
November 10, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today will consider a $1.7 million grant-funded contract with the Parthenon Group to design a new career pathways for teachers at the district. More
November 09, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to hold a public meeting on November 29 to receive input from the community, employees and students on what they are looking for in a new superintendent. More
November 09, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to select School Executive Consulting to conduct the district’s search for a new superintendent. More
November 09, 2011 -- Incumbent Houston ISD Board of Education members Manuel Rodriguez Jr., Paula Harris, and Juliet K. Stipeche won re-election on Tuesday night, according to unofficial returns reported by the Harris County Clerk’s Office. More
November 08, 2011 -- The Texas High School Project Fund recently donated $100,000 to support the Houston Independent School District's Apollo 20 Program. More
November 08, 2011 -- The Galveston Early College High School Theatre Arts Department will host the "Three Doors to Death...Or the Choice is Yours" dinner theatre show on Friday. More
November 08, 2011 -- A student at Oppe Elementary School in Galveston has been suspended for three days following the discovery of a non-functional, plastic BB gun in a backpack this morning. More
November 08, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to transfer $400,000 from the General Fund for use in the district’s technology conversion project. More
November 08, 2011 -- The James F. Bay Elementary PTA is seeking sponsors and vendors for its upcoming "Winter Wonderland" Festival, which will be held December 3. More
November 07, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District today met with members of the City of Houston Health Department and contracted for the services of an industrial hygienist in an effort to determine the cause of an illness that affected 22 Austin High School students at a football game at Barnett Stadium on Friday night. More
November 07, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District today suspended a Weis Middle School student after district officials discovered a pellet gun in his backpack. More
November 07, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District on Friday announced that a recent report on efforts to reduce costs in construction and facility services has resulted in savings for the district. More
November 07, 2011 -- Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner has called a community meeting for November 17 to discuss the future of Booker T. Washington High School, which he said is at risk of being closed. More
November 05, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District reports that all 22 Austin High School students who taken to hospitals after falling ill at Friday night's football game at Barnett Stadium have returned home and are recovering. More
November 05, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District has announced that today’s Football Game Between Furr and Washington High Schools Moved to Dyer Stadium while officials continue an investigation of what caused 22 Austin High School students to become ill during Friday night’s game at Burnett Stadium. More
November 04, 2011 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District recently received a Gold Performance Acknowledgment for College Ready Graduates from the Texas Education Agency. More
November 04, 2011 -- A motorcycle struck a Galveston Independent School District bus this afternoon causing damage to both vehicles; but there were no injuries. More
November 04, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District has announced that a memorial service will be held on Tuesday for Ernesto Rodriguez, a sixth-grade Galveston student who died in a truck accident on October 31. More
November 04, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to participate in a lawsuit filed against the State of Texas regarding school finance, and engaged the law firm of Thompson & Horton, LLP to represent the district in the case. More
November 04, 2011 -- An alleged hit-and-run on Thursday caused minimal damage to a Galveston Independent School District bus and sent one student to John Sealy hospital after reporting a minor injury. More
November 03, 2011 -- The Houston High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Jazz Ensemble will perform tonight as part of a concert event at Discovery Green Park. More
November 03, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to sanction the teaching certificate of a former teacher who abandoned her contract. More
November 02, 2011 -- A Galveston Independent School District bus was involved in a minor accident with a passenger truck but no one involved in the accident, including students, reported injuries. More
November 01, 2011 -- The Lamar Educational Awards Foundation will hold the Men Who Cook 2012 fundraiser, benefiting Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, on February 18 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
November 01, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District's EA "Squatty" Lyons Elementary, one of three Houston schools to receive a National Blue Ribbon designation, is hosting a celebration on November 10. More
November 01, 2011 -- Clear Brook High School in Friendswood will open its production of "Peter Pan" on Friday, with performances running through November 12. More
November 01, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host the "Charter Schools-from Competitor to Partner" forum on Wednesday. More
October 31, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District is hosting its annual Magnet Awareness Week from November 5 through 11. More
October 31, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District bus drivers on Monday announced their renewed efforts to promote school bus safety by taking a stand against bullying on buses; Training will take place this Tuesday through Thursday. More
October 31, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District's Peer Assistance Leadership students will collect donations during this week's varsity football games to benefit a fund assisting families affected by wildfires in Central Texas. More
October 31, 2011 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently had its program at Brookside Intermediate School in Friendswood adopted by Home Depot, with the company providing support for students and families at the school. More
October 31, 2011 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is seeking proposals from educators for live interactive education downlinks with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. More
October 28, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District will host the Asian American College and Career Day on November 19 at Bellaire High School. More
October 28, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Friday addressed the rumors of school closings. More
October 28, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently received the 2011 Clean School Bus award from the Houston-Galveston Area Council. More
October 28, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today reported that two of its schools have had their academic ratings changed from "unacceptable" to "acceptable" following an appeal to the Texas Education Agency. More
October 27, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it has received a $100,000 grant from the State Energy Conservation Office to assist in the purchase of 20 propane-fueled work vans for the district's fleet. More
October 26, 2011 -- Music Doing Good will present the Babydoll Museum, Inc. beginning on November 5 at the Ensemble Theatre. More
October 26, 2011 -- Dickinson Independent School District will host its annual "Stuff the Bus" Food Drive, November 1-11, to benefit the M.I. Lewis Food Pantry. More
October 26, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will hold open auditions for all GISD students on November 2-4 for its all-district musical, "Zombie Prom". More
October 26, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that 87 of Houston's schools have been listed in the 2011 list of the nation's higher performing schools by the National Center for Educational Achievement. More
October 26, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has joined a coalition of school districts in a lawsuit against the State of Texas regarding school funding. More
October 26, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to join a lawsuit filed by a coalition of school districts against the State of Texas regarding school funding. More
October 24, 2011 -- Clear Lake High School recently received a grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to participate in the 2011-2012 InvenTeam initiative. More
October 20, 2011 -- Texas City Independent School District will hold the Rachel's Challenge event on October 27 at Texas City High School. More
October 20, 2011 -- Music Doing Good will present Marilyn! Babydoll Reflects, a benefit for The Harris School, on November 5 at the Ensemble Theatre in Houston. More
October 20, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted against a tax increase for the 2011-2012 school year. More
October 20, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will host Lights On Afterschool rallies on October 25 and 26, part of a national event to raise awareness about the importance of after school programs. More
October 20, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today approved joining a lawsuit against the state challenging the constitutionality of the Texas school finance system. More
October 20, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to apply for the Texas Literacy Initiative Grant in an amount not to exceed $1 million. More
October 19, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will meet on Thursday and consider joining a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's school finance system. More
October 19, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today launched an initiative to write new curriculum, including for reading instruction, for every grade level. More
October 19, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to schedule a board workshop for November 8 to begin the search for a new superintendent. More
October 18, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to participate in litigation against the State of Texas regarding school funding. More
October 17, 2011 -- Students with Hightower High School Medical Academy in Missouri City are providing presentations on pre-existing condition insurance programs. More
October 17, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District will host an open house on November 5 for the district's magnet school programs. More
October 14, 2011 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District's Ray Elementary was recently named to the 2011 Texas Business-Education Coalition Honor Roll. More
October 14, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts will hold its Encore 40! anniversary celebration event on Saturday at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
October 14, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to maintain a tax rate of $1.1567 per $100 valuation. More
October 13, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted to leave the tax rate unchanged from the previous year "despite deep state budget cuts". More
October 13, 2011 -- Lamar Junior High School students recently raised $650 to donate to the Red Cross for Bastrop wildfire victims. More
October 13, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today will meet to consider adoption of the district's 2011 tax rate. More
October 13, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host a community forum on November 2 to discuss charter schools. More
October 13, 2011 -- Manuel Guajardo, Jr. of Texas City Independent School District was recently reelected to the Texas Association of School Boards Board of Directors. More
October 13, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation will hold its second annual gala on October 22 at Ed Pickett Hall in Jack Brooks Park. More
October 13, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Trustee Michael Lunceford was recently elected to join the Texas Association of School Boards Board of Directors. More
October 12, 2011 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Tuesday sponsored a drunk driving simulation for students at Ball High School in Galveston to help educate students on the dangers of drunk driving. More
October 12, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special joint meeting with the district’s Redistricting Advisory Committee, made no formal approval of a redistricting plan, but will consider a plan at the board’s November 15 meeting. More
October 12, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit class size waivers for 34 classes exceeding the 22-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio required by the state. More
October 11, 2011 -- Dickinson Independent School District today reported that one of the district's employees may have contracted meningococcal meningitis. More
October 11, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the construction of an addition to the district’s agricultural barn. More
October 10, 2011 -- Three Clear Creek Independent School District students recently earned semifinalist honors in the Broadcom MASTERS national science competition. More
October 10, 2011 -- The Board of Trustees for the Clear Creek Independent School District will consider a redistricting plan based on recent Census data during a General Board meeting on October 24. More
October 10, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently received a visit from NASA Astronaut Gregory H. Johnson, who returned items he flew in space and shared his experience as the pilot of the final flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour. More
October 10, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District volunteer Allison Louis was recently declared a "Hero for Children" by the Texas State Board of Education. More
October 09, 2011 -- The University of St. Thomas will host "The Journey to College" on November 11 on the university's campus. More
October 09, 2011 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently named its new members of the Board of Directors. More
October 07, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District will hold the second Community Conversations meeting in a series of six on October 11 at Sharpstown High School. More
October 07, 2011 -- The Texas Business and Education Coalition 2011 Honor Roll recently selected three Clear Creek Independent School District schools for awards. More
October 07, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that Eliza Quigley has been named the new executive director of the Galveston Educational Foundation. More
October 07, 2011 -- Update: The Harris County District's Office has accepted charges against two North Forest High School students for brining a gun to school. More
October 07, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District's Apollo 20 program was recently found to match academic gains of succesful charter schools according to a study by a Harvard University economist. More
October 07, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District's transportation fleet has been named as the top school district "Green Fleet" in the nation by Government Fleet magazine. More
October 06, 2011 -- The Meyer Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization in Lamar Consolidated Independent School District recently presented the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office with a plaque of appreciation for the department's annual gift of backpacks and school supplies. More
October 06, 2011 -- Dickinson Independent School District will host a reception on October 13 honoring former Superintendent Dr. Leland Williams on his retirement. More
October 06, 2011 -- Dickinson Independent School District has received eight new propane-fueled buses as part of two grants the district received from the Department of Energy and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. More
October 06, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier today will host the first of six "Community Conversations" scheduled this month to discuss the district's progress toward accomplishing goals. More
October 05, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Foundation recently received a $150,000 donation from Rockwell Fund, Inc. in support of the district's Apollo 20 school turnaround program. More
October 05, 2011 -- Target recently donated $200,000 to the Houston Independent School District Foundation to support literacy programs at the district's Apollo 20 elementary schools. More
October 05, 2011 -- The Greater Houston Partnership’s Board of Directors met today to consider and pass several resolutions, including a one that recognizes Dr. Terry Grier "for his innovative and effective leadership" in the two years since assuming the responsibility of Houston Independent School District. More
October 05, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education Trustee Paula Harris will host a town hall meeting for District IV on October 11 at Cullen Middle School. More
October 05, 2011 -- La Marque Independent School District today announced that La Marque High School Head Basketball Coach Cedric Mason has informed the district of his cooperation with the Harris County District Attorney's Office regarding allegations of sexual assault with a minor filed against him. More
October 04, 2011 -- Local students and teachers will join the Baytown Symphony Orchestra for Concerto for Saxophone, the opening concert of the orchestra's 44th Elegante Season, which will be held on October 16 in the Lee College Performing Arts Center. More
October 04, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the submission of class size waivers to the Texas Education Agency for classes that will exceed 22 students per teacher. More
October 03, 2011 -- Harris County Department of Education Adult Education teacher Diane Herzik of Katy recently received the 'Exceptional Service Award' for 2011. More
October 03, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received support from United Space Alliance for the dropout prevention program at McWhirter Elementary School. More
October 02, 2011 -- Music Doing Good (formerly Divas World Productions) will present the BREAK THRU concert on October 21 at Rockefeller Hall. More
September 30, 2011 -- The October edition of Houston Independent School District's Student Achievement Show will air throughout the month of October online and on television; This edition will feature an interview with Superintendent Terry Grier about his upcoming Community Conversations. More
September 30, 2011 -- Lamar Consolidated Independent School District will host its fourth annual Lamar Invitational marching band contest on Saturday. More
September 29, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District on Wednesday announced that the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has donated $1 million to the district's Apollo 20 program. More
September 29, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Office of Special Education will host a meeting with parents of special education students on Tuesday. More
September 29, 2011 -- Ball High School in Galveston will host its Ball High Band Boosters flea market on Saturday at the high school. More
September 29, 2011 -- Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials on Wednesday announced an $18.8 million commitment to education and youth across Texas. More
September 28, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Durotech General Contractors, Inc. as Construction Manager At Risk for the new Hitchcock High School project. More
September 27, 2011 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Tuesday announced that China Spring Independent School District has earned a place in the Texas Honors Circle for achieving the highest possible five-star rating in the Comptroller's Financial Allocation Study for Texas. More
September 27, 2011 -- Ball High School in Galveston will host activities this week in celebration of its 125th Homecoming game. More
September 27, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $1.36 per $100 valuation. More
September 25, 2011 -- The Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce has presented Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier with the Recognition of Service in Education Award. More
September 25, 2011 -- Two dozen Houston Independent School District schools were included on the 2011 list of Texas Honor Roll Schools issued by the Texas Business and Education Coalition on Friday. More
September 22, 2011 -- Fifty-four seniors from six different Houston Independent School District high schools are among the semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship program. More
September 22, 2011 -- Blue Bell Ice Cream will recognize Nicole Morales, Santa Fe Independent School District teacher and regional finalist for Texas Teacher of the Year, and serve ice cream to students and staff at Wollam Elementary School on October 5. More
September 22, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to nominate Emery Williams for re-election to the Galveston Central Appraisal District. More
September 22, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to cancel the district's November 8 Trustee Election due to unopposed candidates in the two positions expiring this year. More
September 21, 2011 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host the ninth annual Parental Partner Program awards on Thursday at the MCM Elegante' Hotel and Conference Center. More
September 20, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to nominate Gary Jones, David Moss, Victor Pierson, Emery Williams, II and Walter Syers for re-election to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
September 19, 2011 -- Texas City Independent School District and the Galveston County Sheriff's Office School Officer Liaison program have launched "TCISD Safe Sting", a campus-based version of Crime Stoppers. More
September 18, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs was recognized by the CCISD Board of Trustees at a recent meeting. More
September 17, 2011 -- Three Houston Independent School District schools recently won the 2011 United States Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award. More
September 15, 2011 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs recently released updated Financial Allocation Study for Texas ratings for Texas schools. More
September 15, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Wednesday announced that 35 of its high school students have been a named as semifinalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. More
September 15, 2011 -- The Texas Education Agency today announced its 2011 Blue Ribbon Schools, which included awards to schools in Beaumont, Houston and Galveston school districts. More
September 15, 2011 -- The Broad Residency in Urban Education recently announced that Houston Independent School District employee Mary Lehnartz is part of the program's Class of 2011-2013. More
September 15, 2011 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce Education Committee will host the Galveston Lemonade Day Luncheon and Educational Expo on Friday at the Hotel Galvez. More
September 14, 2011 -- "CRAZY" Mamas will host a cupcake social on Thursday at the E.A. Smith YMCA in Webster to kick off its "Not in My Backyard" campaign against underage drinking and drug use. More
September 14, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is accepting applications for membership in its 2011-2012 School Boundary Advisory Committee. More
September 14, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the district’s 2011 maintenance and operations and debt service tax rates. More
September 13, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 4-1, with Jeff Pittman opposed, to authorize joining the Equity Center and other Texas school districts in litigation matters involving school financing by the State of Texas. More
September 13, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint trustees Matt Robinson and Robert McCabe to serve as legislative liaisons. More
September 12, 2011 -- Kashmere High School will host a special screening of Thunder Soul, a Jamie Foxx documentary, on Wednesday in the school's auditorium. More
September 12, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a city-wide pep rally on Wednesday. More
September 12, 2011 -- Dickinson High School will host a "Rachel's Challenge" community event on Wednesday. More
September 12, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier will host a series of town hall meetings in October to discuss the district's progress toward accomplishing goals established in its strategic direction. More
September 10, 2011 -- Sixty-three Houston Independent School District students who had not returned to school chose to re-enroll after today's volunteer "Grads Within Reach" Walk. More
September 10, 2011 -- In conjunction with UTMB, students at Galveston Early College High School are coordinating the collection of non-perishable items for the thousands of victims of Bastrop County fires. More
September 09, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted 3-1, with Shirley Fanuiel opposed, to approve a Supplemental Educational Services Provider for the district. More
September 09, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a $10.3 million technology improvement plan. More
September 08, 2011 -- The Junior League of Galveston County will hold two Girls on the Run registration events on Saturday and Sunday at Fit 2 Run in downtown Galveston. More
September 08, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday unanimously approved a $10.3 million technology improvement plan that will give teachers and principals quick access to a broad range of detailed student academic data and create a more efficient information technology network. More
September 08, 2011 -- The Houston ISD Board of Education, during its meeting today, will consider a proposed $10.3 million plan to create a more efficient information technology network. More
September 08, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today reported that officials with the district are monitoring air quality resulting form the smoke emanating from wildfires in the region. More
September 08, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to proceed with receiving competitive sealed proposals for a construction manager-at risk for the new Hitchcock High School. More
September 08, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Education Foundation recently selected five inductees for its 2011 Legacy Hall; The inductees will be recognized at the Legacy of Champions Distinguished Alumni Celebration that will take place on October 26 at the South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center. More
September 08, 2011 -- Update: Texas City Independent School District has provided binds for donations at all of its schools, administration building and maintenance and transportation compound for the Kohfeldt Elementary School "Kids Helping Kids Drive" on weekdays from September 9 through September 16 to provide relief to victims of the recent Texas wildfires. More
September 07, 2011 -- Seven candidates have filed for four Houston Independent School District Board of Education trustee positions that will be voted on this fall. More
September 07, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education Trustee Paula Harris will discuss the district's efforts to prepare for STAAR, the new statewide assessment exam, during her monthly "Student Achievement Show". More
September 06, 2011 -- Humble High School science teacher Tanya Hulett was recently the first Texas secondary teacher to complete training from Harris County Department of Education to launch a new online high school course called Earth to Space Science. More
September 05, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that a current 8th grade student at Seabrook Intermediate School has earned semifinalist honors in a national science competition. More
September 04, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that a current 8th grade student at Seabrook Intermediate School has earned semifinalist honors in a national science competition. More
September 02, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees this week approved the 2011-2012 Budget, with reductions of almost $8 million in expenditures from the prior year. More
September 02, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education has released its 2011-2012 calendar of events for all 26 Harris County school districts. More
September 01, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education Trustee Paula Harris will host a town hall meeting for District IV on September 7 at Yates High School. More
September 01, 2011 -- La Marque Independent School District Chief of Police Timothy Fields recently completed the Texas Police Chief Leadership Series at the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. More
September 01, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $1.54 per $100 valuation. More
August 31, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the 2011 Tax Rate at $1.24 per $100 valuation. More
August 31, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a budget of $52,249,234 for the 2011-2012 school year. More
August 30, 2011 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today presented a $2.1 million grant award to the Houston Independent School District to fund new propane buses and a fueling station for the school district. More
August 30, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve the final amendments to the district’s 2010-2011 Budget. More
August 30, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education today announced that 32 area schools will share in a $1.6 million grant for funding after-school programs. More
August 30, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the 2011-2012 Budget. More
August 30, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the 2011 Tax Rate of $1.367 per $100 valuation. More
August 29, 2011 -- Texas City Independent School District will host a free parenting workshop on Thursday at Kohfeldt Elementary. More
August 29, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future has selected Joe Hoover, Clemon Prevost, Sr., Carolyn Risinger and Pat Doyle as inductees for its 2011 Hall of Honor. More
August 27, 2011 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union, along with the Galveston County Sheriff's Department and BP Texas City, are bringing Rachel's Challenge, a program devoted to preventing violence and bullying, to students and communities in Galveston County beginning on September 1. More
August 27, 2011 -- The Texas State Library and Archives Commission recently awarded $778,027 in fiscal year 2012 competitive grants to enhance library programs throughout the state. More
August 26, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt the 2011 Tax Rate of $1.4950 per $100 valuation. More
August 26, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that water pressure has been restored to all except three campuses at the district, which had been impacted by leaks in the city's water system. More
August 24, 2011 -- Water pressure has been restored at five Houston Independent School District campuses. More
August 24, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that schools in Houston are experiencing low water pressure due to water leaks in the area. More
August 24, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to purchase a 10.2 acre tract of land. More
August 23, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 4-3, with David O’Neal, Carol Greaney-Wurst and Kelly Chambers opposed, to approve $50,000 for an athletics program at the Galveston Early College High School campus for the 2011-2012 school year. More
August 19, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future has partnered with Joe's Bar-B-Q for a barbeque sale to benefit the foundation. More
August 18, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District today released its schedule for enrolling new students and registering current students for the first week of school. More
August 18, 2011 -- Santa Fe Independent School District teacher Nicole Morales was recently awarded $500 from the Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation. More
August 18, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Foundation today received a $500,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support the district's Apollo 20 program. More
August 18, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve special initiatives under the 2011-2012 operating budget for the purchase of buses and technology upgrades. More
August 17, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Trustee Travis Smith as delegate and Trustee Shirley Fanuiel as alternate to the Texas Association of School Boards. More
August 17, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint board members Tom Ivey and Ted Robinson to the district’s Audit/Finance Committee for the 2011-2012 school year. More
August 17, 2011 -- The Galveston Housing Authority will sponsor a "back to school" school supply drive on Thursday at the Island Community Center. More
August 16, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to propose a 2011 tax rate of $1.4950 per $100 valuation. More
August 16, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Linda Butler opposed, to adopt the district’s 2011-2012 Budget, which includes projected operating expenditures of $62,067,883. More
August 16, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Foundation today received a $500,000 gift from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to help build a district-wide literacy program. More
August 16, 2011 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo recently closed out its 2011 scholarship season, presenting almost $9 million in scholarships to students. More
August 15, 2011 -- Lamar High School graduate Thu-Mai Nguyen recently won a free car at the Houston Independent School District Foundation's Cool to Be Smart Celebration. More
August 12, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District will host a grand opening celebration for its new Homework Help and Credit Recovery Lab on Saturday at North Shore Community Fellowship of Faith Church. More
August 12, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier will visit three Apollo 20 turnaround program secondary schools on August 15. More
August 12, 2011 -- Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs reports that Wall Street bond raters have given their highest possible ratings to $9.8 billion in one-year cash flow notes Texas that will sell to support payments to public schools at the beginning of the new school year. More
August 12, 2011 -- Santa Fe Independent School District on Thursday announced that Nicole Morales was named Region IV Teacher of the Year. More
August 12, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 5-3, with Greg Meyers, Harvin Moore and Paula Harris opposed, to restore approximately $18.5 million, or $85 per student, in funding to school budgets for the 2011-2012 school year and "for the years to come". More
August 12, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees canceled its Thursday meeting due to the lack of a quorum. More
August 11, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted unanimously to restore $18.5 million, or $85 per student, to school budgets for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year "and for the years to come". More
August 11, 2011 -- A recent survey conducted by the Houston Independent School District shows that public opinion of the district remains positive. More
August 11, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees is seeking nominations for the CCISD Citizen of the Year for 2011. More
August 11, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced its policy for free and reduced price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2011-2012 school year. More
August 10, 2011 -- The Johnson Space Center and Space Center Houston will host a free, public back to school event on August 18. More
August 10, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to set a proposed tax rate of $1.2953, which includes an increase in the district’s bond payment tax rate. More
August 09, 2011 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Tuesday announced the Texas Cool Schools grant program to help public schools save energy and cut costs in regards to their heating and cooling systems. More
August 09, 2011 -- The North Forest Independent School District reports that Texas Education Agency Commissioner Robert Scott said that the reported closing of the district is premature. More
August 09, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host information sessions on August 11 and August 17 regarding the department's Principal Certification Academy. More
August 09, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the construction of a parking lot at Centennial Park near Friendswood Junior High at a cost not to exceed $194,274. More
August 08, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will consider a plan for restoring school budget cuts on Thursday during their regular monthly meeting at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. More
August 08, 2011 -- Texas City Independent School District will host registration on Tuesday and Wednesday at all the district's schools with the exception of Heights Elementary, which is being renovated. More
August 08, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host author Erin Gruwell to speak to educators as part of an August 30 workshop sponsored by the department's Cooperative for After-School Enrichment division. More
August 06, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District, the City of Houston, Shell Oil Company and Motiva Enterprises LLC held a Back to School Fest at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
August 05, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Cooperative for After-School Enrichment was recently awarded a federal grant worth $2.2 million. More
August 05, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a ribbon cutting and celebration on Wednesday for the opening of two new Mac Labs at the Central Middle School Media Arts Academy. More
August 05, 2011 -- The Westbrook Intermediate School Band recently won the 2011 Texas State Honor Band competition. More
August 04, 2011 -- San Jacinto College recently sponsored summer piano and choir camps for elementary and high school students. More
August 04, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that 74 percent of the district's campuses achieved the federally mandated Adequate Yearly Progress mark toward 100 percent proficiency in math and reading. More
August 04, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Trustee Manuel Rodriguez, Jr. will discuss the district's Twilight High School program during the August episode of his monthly television show. More
August 03, 2011 -- Madeleine Smith, a fourth-grader from The Woodlands, recently won the Texas General Land Office's 2011 Save Texas History Texas Travels Essay Contest. More
August 03, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Foundation will give away a free car, laptop computers and college scholarships to recent Houston graduates as part of its first "Cool to be Smart" event on August 14. More
August 02, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Rosella Scott as delegate and Fritzie Samford as alternate to the Texas Association of School Boards Delegate Assembly. More
August 01, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District will host a back to school fair on August 11 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
July 29, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District was recently ranked "Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency. More
July 29, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that 91 percent of its schools met the state's new accountability standards this year, with 59 percent of the schools earning ratings of "recognized" or "exemplary" ratings, according to preliminary ratings from the state. More
July 29, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced that the STEM Academy, Inc. Southeast campus, one of the district's charter schools, is being relocated to the former Grimes Elementary campus. More
July 28, 2011 -- Dickinson Independent School District was recently named a 2011 Texas Education Agency Recognized School District. More
July 28, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently partnered with Volunteer Houston-Bay Area to provide students with opportunities to participate in community service projects. More
July 27, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District recently reported that businesses owned by minorities and women are currently participating in the district's bond construction program at record levels. More
July 27, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently launched the CommUNITY Education Partner Program. More
July 27, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently released its preliminary accountability ratings. More
July 27, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that participation by minority and women-owned businesses in the district's bond construction program is at record levels. More
July 26, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted to approve a $53,808 contract with Republic Services for solid waste disposal services. More
July 26, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of a policy change to allow the district to sell advertising on various items to help offset reductions in state funding to the school. More
July 25, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently announced the free and reduced meal guidelines for the 2011-2012 school year. More
July 25, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education has named Victor Keys as the new principal at the Academic and Behavior Center West special education alternative school. More
July 22, 2011 -- Galveston Independent School District today announced that it expects to receive a rating of "Academically Acceptable" from the Texas Education Agency for the 2010-2011 school year. More
July 21, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that there are currently sixty-one school construction projects under way this summer, in keeping with promises made during the 2007 construction campaign. More
July 21, 2011 -- The Alliance for Multicultural Community Services will host an awards ceremony for refugee student recipients of the Stars Among Us scholarships on Friday at the Alliance's office. More
July 21, 2011 -- The Galveston County Health District reminds parents that Texas law requires students in Texas schools to undergo immunizations. More
July 21, 2011 -- Dickinson Independent School District today announced that Rhonda Parmer will join the district on July 28 as the new assistant superintendent for educational services. More
July 21, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Estelle Holmes as delegate and Monica Cantrell as alternate to the Texas Association of School Boards Delegate Assembly for 2011-2012. More
July 21, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation has launched an engraved brick sale for bricks that will pave the walkway to the new Elizabeth Yaws Cowan Education Center. More
July 21, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that it is preparing for a temporary textbook shortage at the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year. More
July 21, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to commit $20 million of the district's general operating fund balance for disaster remediation and related construction for recovery from Hurricane Ike. More
July 20, 2011 -- The Santa Fe High School Varsity Cheerleaders recently attended the NCA Cheer Camp held at the University of Houston. More
July 20, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a bid for the purchase and installation of furniture at Texas City High School to Virco Manufacturing Corporation in an amount not to exceed $1,249,566. More
July 19, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Foundation recently partnered with United Way of Greater Houston to help purchase school uniforms for incoming students at the new Young Women's and Young Men's College Preparatory Academies. More
July 19, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to rescind a split payment option for the payment of property taxes to the school district. More
July 19, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a proposed tax rate of $1.367 per $100 property valuation for the 2011 tax year. More
July 18, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today named Pat Reinecke as head football coach and athletic coordinator at Madison High School to replace retiring coach Ray Seals. More
July 16, 2011 -- Center for Cultural Interchange is currently seeking volunteer host families to host exchange students for the 2011-2012 school year; The application deadline is August 15. More
July 15, 2011 -- Bank on Houston has partnered with Skills for Living Inc., to offer 500 economically disadvantaged, at-risk high school students a 16-hour reality simulation game at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
July 13, 2011 -- Online registration for returning Texas City Independent School District students is currently open. More
July 12, 2011 -- The Texas Education Commissioner has ordered the closure of the North Forest Independent School District, which could merge North Forest and Houston ISD beginning in 2012-2013. More
July 12, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District has announced that 2011 Season Ticket Sales will go on sale Wednesday August 3 through Friday, August 19. More
July 11, 2011 -- The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has included 12 Houston Independent School District seniors in its announcement of the fourth and final round of National Merit Scholarships today. More
July 06, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently donated $20,000 to Clear Horizons Early College High School. More
July 06, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently announced leadership changes for the 2011-2012 school year. More
July 05, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Board President Paula Harris reports that the July edition of the district's “Student Achievement Show” will focus on Houston ISD efforts to place an effective principal in every school. More
July 05, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District and the City of Houston will host the first district-wide Back-to-School Fest on Saturday, August 6 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
July 01, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday met to canvass the results of last weekend’s runoff election and to administer the oath of office to Edward Davey Jones, who won the election. More
June 30, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District recently received a $100,000 gift from El Paso Corporation in support of the Apollo 20 Project. More
June 30, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District and the City of Houston will host a district-wide Back-to-School Fest on August 6 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
June 30, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has presented a two-year financial outlook for the district, which includes several recommendations for budget cuts due to anticipated state allocation reductions during the next two school years. More
June 29, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees recently approved Dr. Kendra Strange as Northside Elementary School's principal for the 2011-2012 school year. More
June 29, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that Houston students are out-scoring students throughout the country on the Stanford and Aprenda exams. More
June 29, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to name the district’s four assistant superintendents as interim superintendents. More
June 28, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Ken Baliker opposed, to approve a local policy regarding advertising and fund raising in the schools. More
June 28, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve soundproofing of the Friendswood High School Band Hall and Choir Room, at a cost not to exceed $299,103. More
June 27, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District recently updated its non-discrimination policy to include gender identity and gender expression. More
June 27, 2011 -- Students participating in the Project GRAD Fine Arts Summer Studio Program recently joined Mayor Parker at a City Hall press conference for the new Museum of Fine Arts Houston exhibit. More
June 27, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today received the Award for Excellence in Financial Management from the Council of the Great City Schools. More
June 27, 2011 -- Minute Maid and the Houston Astros on Saturday announced the recipients of the Grand Slam for Youth Baseball Scholarships. More
June 24, 2011 -- The principal of Jamie’s House Charter School has been acquitted of charges that he failed to report an injury to a child at the school. More
June 24, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a $1.58 billion budget for the 2011-2012 school year. More
June 23, 2011 -- The Houston ISD Board of Education has unanimously adopted $1.58 billion budget that represents a $96 million reduction from 2010-2011. More
June 23, 2011 -- Today at the opening of the Microsoft Store in the Houston Galleria, the Microsoft Chief Operating Officer presented a check for $300,000 in donated software to the Houston Independent School District Foundation. More
June 23, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve a four-year contract with incoming Superintendent Vicki Mims. More
June 23, 2011 -- The Hitchcock Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted 3-0-2, with Pat Turner and Tom Ivey abstaining, to direct the Joiner Partnership to develop plans for the new high school after receiving bids above the amount budgeted for the construction of the new school. More
June 23, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Wednesday announced that its Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test preliminary scores are above the statewide passing rate. More
June 23, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today will consider adoption of a $1.58 billion budget that administrators say represents a $96 million reduction from last year’s spending plan. More
June 21, 2011 -- Three Houston Independent School District high schools recently earned places on Newsweek's 2011 Best High Schools list. More
June 21, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District's Chief Technology Officer Arnold Viramontes recently received the 2011 Distinguished Service Award. More
June 21, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $326,450 expenditure for the purchase of two compressed natural gas-powered school buses. More
June 21, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $3,328,000 contract to Martin-Harris Construction Company for the renovation of a school district building for use by the Technology Department. More
June 20, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier announced today that the district has received approval for more than $70.6 million in E-Rate funding. More
June 20, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier today presented a 2011-2012 budget plan to the Board of Education that is $96 million less than the prior year and would maintain the current property tax rate. More
June 20, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District's Lanier Middle School Speech and Debate Team won its ninth consecutive national debate championship after competing in the 2011 National Forensics League Tournament. More
June 17, 2011 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently swore in summer members of the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment AmeriCorps team, who will work in summer after-school youth program in Harris County. More
June 16, 2011 -- More Houston Independent School District students are earning their high school diplomas on time, and the number of students dropping out of school is on the decline, according to data released today by the Texas Education Agency. More
June 16, 2011 -- The Texas Education Agency has awarded a $450,000 grant to Houston Independent School District to support transformation efforts at the Contemporary Learning Center and four of the district's high schools participating in the Apollo 20 program. More
June 16, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to apply for $2 million in grant funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to provide energy efficiency retrofits and air conditioning equipment for district facilities. More
June 15, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships throughout the district. More
June 15, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to select Collier Construction as the construction manager at risk for the Block Middle School project. More
June 15, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees canceled a special meeting scheduled for Tuesday. More
June 14, 2011 -- The 2011 summer members of the Cooperative for After-School Enrichment AmeriCorps team were recently sworn into service at a Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees meeting. More
June 14, 2011 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo recently awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to Texas 4-H members. More
June 14, 2011 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-0-1, with Ralph Hobratschk abstaining, to consolidate administrative staff at Westwood and Bales campuses by eliminating the principal position at Bales. More
June 13, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of Parent-Teacher Associations recently awarded scholarships to ten graduating high school seniors. More
June 13, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Thursday voted to name Morris Gurnell as the principal of La Marque High School. More
June 13, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Foundation for the Future has opened the nomination process for the 2011 Hall of Honor. More
June 10, 2011 -- NASA astronauts will visit various Galveston schools on June 13 for an educational video shoot. More
June 10, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted 3-4, with Paula Harris, Lawrence Marshall and Greg Myers voting in favor, and Anna Eastman, Juliet Stipeche, Harvin Moore and Mike Lunceford opposed, to defeat a motion to institute a standardized bell schedule for the beginning and end of school days. More
June 10, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted to keep the district’s current start and end time for schools. More
June 08, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education is scheduled to vote Thursday on a plan to make the district’s transportation operation more efficient. More
June 08, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District on Tuesday announced that The Cullen Foundation is contributing $500,000 to the HISD Foundation in support of the Apollo 20 Program. More
June 08, 2011 -- The West Harris County Branch of the American Association of University Women recently presented its Baker Telfer Scholarships to three students. More
June 08, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees has approved the hiring of four new coaches for the district. More
June 08, 2011 -- Texas City Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Bob Brundrett announced his resignation on Tuesday. More
June 08, 2011 -- The Texas City Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Dr. Bob Brundrett as superintendent of schools. More
June 07, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Board President Paula Harris was recently nominated as a 2011 inductee to the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. More
June 07, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to with the name of Raymond E. “Pop” Gillis at the district's new administration building. More
June 06, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees has announced events to celebrate Santa Fe High School's 2011 4-A State Softball Championship. More
June 06, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education President Paula Harris today joined a parent of Houston ISD students and Gayle Fallon, president of the Houston of Federation of Teachers, in calling on the Texas Legislature to "call for adequate funding of public education". More
June 06, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a one-day free seminar for area school librarians on June 17. More
June 04, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District’s free summer meal program kicks off on June 7 at more than 200 schools. More
June 04, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District is once again seeking "energized and motivated candidates" to join Team HISD’s Apollo 20 initiative. More
June 04, 2011 -- The John Philip Sousa Foundation recently awarded three intermediate school bands the Sudler Silver Cup Award. More
June 03, 2011 -- The Gulf Coast Apollo Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will host the "Earth, the Atmosphere and Me" youth camp on June 13-15 in Galveston. More
June 03, 2011 -- The Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation recently awarded grants to several Santa Fe ISD teachers. More
June 03, 2011 -- Communities in Schools of Galveston held its Lunch with a Leader campaign at Central Middle School last week. More
June 03, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Board of Education President Paula Harris will host her monthly "Student Achievement Show", with students from DeBakey, Bellaire and Westside high schools, on Sunday, with rebroadcasts throughout the month. More
June 02, 2011 -- Second graders from a dozen Houston Independent School District schools will receive free books on Friday at MacGregor Elementary School. More
June 02, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District will provide books to second grade students at several elementary schools in the district on Friday, the last day of classes. More
June 02, 2011 -- The Dickinson Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday named Vicki Mims as the sole finalist for the the district's next superintendent. More
June 02, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will hold town hall meetings on June 6 and June 7 to discuss budget recommendations made by the Citizens Finance Advisory Committee. More
June 02, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it has received a $6 million pledge from Houston Endownment for the district's Apollo 20 program. More
June 02, 2011 -- There will be 41 Houston Independent School District graduation ceremonies in three consecutive days beginning Friday. More
June 01, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District is accepting applications for the district's Bond Oversight Committee, which monitors bond-funded construction projects. More
May 31, 2011 -- Clear Brook High School recently celebrated the grand opening of its newly remodeled atrium. More
May 30, 2011 -- The Seabrook Intermediate Rocket Team competed in the National Team America Rocketry Challenge in Manassas, Virginia on Saturday, May 14 More
May 29, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District expressed gratitude to Texas legislature who fought to minimize budget cuts and pledged to continue best efforts to educate children. More
May 28, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District has posted a comment on cuts in funding by the Texas Legislature, contending that Houston ISD and other Texas school districts will not have the same level of resources to provide much-needed tutoring, accelerated learning opportunities, and more teacher support. More
May 27, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District is the only school district in the country to earn a spot on the list of top 100 fleets for 2011. More
May 27, 2011 -- On Tuesday, Clear Brook High School celebrated the grand opening of the new "Room to Grow" atrium. More
May 27, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District will hold a press conference on the Project Safe Start program on May 31 in the Houston Independent School District Board Auditorium. More
May 27, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District recently held its Volunteers in Public Schools awards ceremony to recognize parents, businesses and community partners in their support of the district. More
May 27, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, called a special runoff election for June 25 to break a tie vote for the board's District 7 seat. More
May 27, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District on Wednesday announced that nine seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship recipients in the third round of scholarships issued by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. More
May 27, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced that students improved in math and science portions of the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills test. More
May 26, 2011 -- Ballots were recounted today at both La Marque Independent School District and College of the Mainland to give final results for two close races from the May 14 General Election. More
May 26, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District Superintendent Terry Grier today announced that The Brown Foundation, Inc. has donated $950,000 to the HISD Foundation in support of the Apollo 20 school turnaround program. More
May 26, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted to renew a property insurance policy with Rust Ewing Insurance. More
May 26, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted 6-1, with Norman Pappous opposed, to approve a plan to redraw boundaries for the board's representative districts. More
May 25, 2011 -- Heather Gaines of Lovett Elementary School was named Elementary Teacher of the Year and Michael Clark of Bellaire High School was named Secondary Teacher of the Year in a ceremony at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center. More
May 24, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve an estimated $6.5 million contract with Borden, Kurz and Labatt for general food and full service food distribution. More
May 23, 2011 -- Today the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, which will last at more than 800 American museums from Memorial Day through Labor Day this year. More
May 22, 2011 -- San Jacinto College recently created a First Year Experience coordinator position to help first-time college students make the transition from high school to college life. More
May 22, 2011 -- Houston Independent School District reports that it has set a new record for the number of schools on the list of America’s Best High Schools, now known as The High School Challenge. More
May 22, 2011 -- Taylor Smith of Brenham Christian Academy was named top essayist in an area-wide writing competition sponsored by South Texas Rotary District 5890, receiving a $2000 college scholarship for her efforts More
May 21, 2011 -- Sam Collins, III is calling on all Galveston County High School & Junior High School students to consider learning about the history of Galveston County. According to the Texas Historical Commission website there are 273 historical markers in Galveston County. More
May 21, 2011 -- Assistance League of the Bay Area was recently named Clear Creek Independent School District's 2011 Community Partner of the Year. More
May 20, 2011 -- Shawn Du and Jenny Le, two former Clear Lake High School Students, are helping students prepare for the SAT exams through the Clear Lake branch of Revolution Prep Ivy Insiders, an on-campus test preparation provider. More
May 19, 2011 -- Hartman Middle School in Houston Independent School District and NASA will dedicate a memorial to the Columbia astronauts in a ceremony on Friday at the school campus. More
May 19, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education today approved a draft redistricting plan for the school board's representative districts. More
May 19, 2011 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted 5-2, with Beau Rawlins and Carol Greaney-Wurst opposed, to postpone for one week the proposed redistricting plan for the school board's representative districts. More
May 19, 2011 -- The La Marque Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday to consider calling a second election to determine who will hold the board's District 7 seat. More
May 18, 2011 -- Update: Galveston Independent School District's police department has lifted a lockdown put in place at Austin Middle School and the AIM College and Career Prep school this morning due to a reported shooting in a neighborhood near the school. More
May 18, 2011 -- The Houston Independent School District has scheduled job fairs on Thursday and Saturday to fill more than 200 vacancies within the district. More
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