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Smoke still rises from the rubble of a house next to the fertilizer plant that exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Students Coming Home After Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Students displaced after a deadly fertilizer plant explosion earlier this year damaged their Central Texas town’s campuses are coming home for the start of the new school year.

08/26/2013

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

What’s New At HISD For The 2012-13 School Year

About 200,000 Houston Independent School District students are expected to return to school for the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 27.

08/16/2012