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HISD Superintendent Grier To Be Honored By HAABSE

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.

02/28/2013

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HISD: School Intruder Arrested

On Tuesday, HISD Police arrested a man suspected of enticing a child and unlawful restraint at Austin High School on February 4, 2013.

02/19/2013

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HISD: ‘Bus Driver Temporarily Removed’ From Duties Following Accident

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.

02/15/2013

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HISD To Celebrate Second Annual Anti-Bullying Week

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.

02/05/2013

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Superintendent Grier Makes State Of Schools Address

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.

02/01/2013

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Wheatley High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Wheatley High School in east Houston was evacuated because of a bomb threat. Officials forced students outside around 10:30 a.m. Friday.

01/18/2013

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Schools Cancel Activities, Evening Classes Due To Weather

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.

01/09/2013

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HISD Students Chosen For Inaugural ‘Posse’ Group

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.

01/09/2013

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HISD To Vote On Laptop Proposal For Reading Instruction

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.

12/13/2012

Child Homelessness Soars As Families Struggle With Recession

Texas Schools Head To Trial Over School Finance

Texas lawmakers cut $5.4 billion from public schools nearly 18 months ago, and now districts are headed to court to argue that the resulting system is so inefficient and unfair .

10/22/2012

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