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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
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

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

HISD considers school boundary overhaul

Jan 22, 2015 • Houston Chronicle
Mark Smith, chief student support officer for the Houston Independent School District, said most students now enrolled in the affected elementary schools would be allowed to stay through fifth grade if they choose. The changes are expected to start ... More

Kids wait in cold as drivers skip routes in labor dispute

Jan 8, 2015 • Houston Chronicle
More than 180 drivers held a rare protest at Houston Independent School District headquarters, though some drove their students first. They complained about $15-an-hour wages, discussed tired drivers working second jobs to pay the bills, and called for ... 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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