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2012 H.S. Official Combine Houston, TX March 31st

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Thursday letters: Campus carry, Keystone pipeline, education

Feb 25, 2015 • Chron.com
Veteran's perspective. Regarding "Campus carry: Madness or common sense? (Page B11, Sunday), are guns on campus safer or more dangerous? I spent most of my Vietnam tour on an Army base camp in Tay Ninh Province along with about 5,000 armed ... More

Fight on HISD campus caught on camera

Sep 19, 2014 • KPRC Houston
WE JUST GOT AN UPDATE STATEMENT FROM H.I.S.D. REGARDING THIS INCIDENT CONFIRMING THE FIGHT WAS AT FURR HIGH SCHOOL. THE STATEMENT READS IN PART ... A school fight caught on cell phone video and now broadcast across the internet via Facebook has ... More

The New Language of Furr

Jun 6, 2011 • Huffington Post (blog)
Last month I visited Furr High School in Houston, Texas to present a College Board Inspiration Award for tremendous academic improvement. One of the highlights of the trip was meeting Dr. Bertie Simmons, the woman almost single-handedly responsible for ... More

Apartment renters near Westbury High may have to move

Jan 14, 2015 • Houston Chronicle
In a once-thriving southwest Houston neighborhood, Westbury civic leaders envision a revitalization, with a bigger, remodeled public high school as the hub. They see an indoor swimming pool or a regional sports complex being built next door. More

Students, schools stress over advanced classes

Jan 23, 2015 • Houston Chronicle
Of the dozen or so largest school districts in the Houston area, about half give equal weight to dual-credit and AP classes, while others give fewer points to dual credit or none at all. Enrollment in dual-credit courses has more than quadrupled in ... More

School building projects in limbo with uncertain market

Jan 30, 2015 • Houston Chronicle
The Associated General Contractors of America reported this week that Texas added 47,500 construction jobs - the most of any state - between December 2013 and December 2014. The gains represented a 7.7 percent annual increase. Pat Kiley, a Houston ... More

Academia works to keep up with evolving gaming industry

Dec 31, 2014 • Houston Chronicle
Now many are keying in on the art of the medium, and a new program at the University of Texas at Austin is tackling the business end of the industry. "Certainly there's a bit of, 'Nobody knows what they're doing yet,' " said Warren Spector, a veteran ... More

Houston-area growth seen in burgeoning school construction projects

Jan 7, 2015 • Chron.com
Across the Houston area, school construction and renovation is in full swing. While the addition of new schools to accommodate growth is predominantly a suburban phenomenon, the Houston Independent School District also is busy replacing venerable ... More

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