Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia is a trailblazer and a visionary and credits the Houston Independent School District for instilling in him values that have helped him to become one of the most prominent figures in law enforcement.
The Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators (HAABSE) will award the Houston Independent Schools District Superintendent Terry Grier its Presidential Award, according to officials with HISD.
On Tuesday, HISD Police arrested a man suspected of enticing a child and unlawful restraint at Austin High School on February 4, 2013.
An accident involving a Houston Independent School buss and a sedan Friday morning, killed one driver, sent one student to the hospital and injured others. Three students were being transported to Scarborough High School at the time of the wreck.
In efforts to increase awareness of and eradicate bullying, the Houston Independent School District is celebrating its second annual Anti-Bullying Week from February 4 to 8.
The 2013 Houston Independent School District State of the Schools Address took place Friday and more than 2,000 students, education professionals and community leaders gathered in to hear HISD Superintendent Terry Grier speak.
Wheatley High School in east Houston was evacuated because of a bomb threat. Officials forced students outside around 10:30 a.m. Friday.
Because of the heavy rains falling in Houston and surrounding areas as well as the flooded areas, many schools have cancelled classes and after-school activities.
A group of HISD students has been chosen to represent Houston in the Posse Foundation, a national nonprofit organization that identifies students based upon their academic excellence and leadership potential.
The Houston Independent School District Board of Education is scheduled to vote on a $5.7 million proposal to add 4,110 laptops at 115 schools Thursday evening.