HISD spent $1.2 million to change the names of schools named for Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and more.
Welcome the Wolf Pack, the, uh, Texans, and the... Huskies? That can't be right—wait, no, it's the Huskies.
A day in the life of a child actress getting a full public education for free online.
The executive editor on the controversial superintendent of the Houston Independent School District, the politics involved in public education, and how parents need to be more vocal and vigilant.
Terry Grier is the hard-charging, reform-minded, optimistic superintendent of the largest school district in the state. He’s also the most divisive, embattled, and despised man in Houston. Did it have to be this way?
Some writers are journeymen, always on the road. Others work and rework the same ground, eventually becoming identified with the places they inhabit. In this second category you often find journalists and novelists who take their inspiration from huge and fascinating cities, urban ecosystems with enough tragedy, comedy, and
After a year on the job, the superintendent of the largest school district in Texas is loathed and loved in equal measure. Does that mean he’s doing his job?
HISD debates SBOE’s social studies changes; Democratic SBOE member Lawrence Allen defends board’s changes
Thanks to my colleague Katy Vine, who follows the drama of the State Board of Education, for calling this blog post in the Houston Press to my attention. Here's the post in full: The Houston ISD employees who were asked to draft a resolution asking the State Board