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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

State weighs relief from passing graduation exams

Feb 20, 2015 • Houston Chronicle
Kel Seliger that would enable students who have failed the state's end-of-course exams to graduate if they pass all their classes and a local school committee agrees. More than 28,100 seniors across Texas - including more than 5,500 in the Houston ... More

2015 Signing Day Coverage

Feb 4, 2015 • USA TODAY High School Sports
While some schools held individual signing day events on campus, districts like Fort Bend ISD and Houston ISD once again hosted joint signing sessions with all the schools in location. In Fort Bend ISD, ... Other high profile signings included Lamar CB ... 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

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

HISD schools among nation's most challenging

Feb 16, 2015 • Chron.com
Four Houston ISD schools rank among the nation's 100 most challenging, and 29 others qualified for the ranking. The Challenge Index, created by the Washington Post, orders high schools according to the number of advanced tests given per graduating ... 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

Houston ISD plays waiting game with construction projects

Feb 2, 2015 • Chron.com
Houston-area voters have approved roughly $6.5 million in bonds for school construction since late 2012. With the region's competitive construction market, district leaders say they are using their best estimates to try to time projects to get the best ... More

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