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

Mar 12, 2012 • by Leroy White • West Coast Hoops
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Fight on HISD campus caught on camera

Sep 19, 2014 • KPRC Houston
A school fight caught on cell phone video and now broadcast across the internet via Facebook has prompted a response from the Houston Independent School District. The school district confirmed to Local 2, Friday, that the fight took place at Furr High ... 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

For Houston teen, learning to read has been a years-long struggle

Jul 26, 2014 • Houston Chronicle
Davonte Holcombe, a focused 15-year-old at Furr High School east of downtown, listened as Richardson set the expectations high. His short life had ... With a bachelor's in English from Texas Southern University and a master's in literature from ... More

Literacy crisis

Aug 7, 2014 • Chron.com
Ninth-grader Davonte Holcombe, right, reads a short story, out loud, in Shondrell Richardson's reading class at Furr High School, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Houston. ( Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle ) ... More

With Police in Schools, More Children in Court

Apr 12, 2013 • New York Times
Craig Davis, an officer at E. L. Furr High School in Houston. Officers .... School officers in Texas are authorized to issue Class C misdemeanor citations, which require students to appear before a justice of the peace or in municipal court, with ... More

Houston Association of Realtors honors Rising Stars in real estate

Sep 26, 2014 • Chron.com
I attended Furr High School in Houston from 10th through 12th grade. I hardly spoke English, but after a lot ... Clint M. Nabors (Heritage Texas Properties): "I am a leader within my company and with other community Realtors. I strive to offer help ... More

Prototype school designs save time, money; critics say schools lack identity

May 2, 2014 • Houston Chronicle
For example, the glassy, high-tech Furr High School now being planned by ERO Architects - part of HISD's 2012 bond election - will accommodate a curriculum that emphasizes alternative green energy as well as the arts. "The first time I saw a ... For ... More

It's Othering Season: GOP Trots Out Fear 'n' Smear Tactics to Attack Democrats ...

Oct 21, 2014 • Huffington Post
There they go again: The GOP is trotting out their well-worn smear and fear tactics and swift-boating women with our gender. Enough is enough. We must reject the politics of personal destruction and choose hope over fear. If it's election time, it's ... More

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