In this week's edition of HISD News, we'll show you an HISD middle school student who's getting national recognition for her essay against violence, and we'll tell you about how students and parents in North Forest ISD can get information about the upcoming merger with HISD, and we'll show you how a famous HISD alum is giving back to his community.
HISD students from Scroggins elementary school deliver updated news about their teacher Maria Elena Galan being named the Bilingual Teacher of the Year by the Houston Area Association for Bilingual Education, plus HISD educators were honored in the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards winning 10 thousand dollars each, and 25 thousand dollars for their schools. Also, a reminder to fill out the "Your Voice" survey.
For a second year in a row, HISD is a finalist for the Broad Prize for Urban Education. Learn how and why HISD was nominated to be among of the finalists and what will happen when the Broad reasearch team visits HISD in May.
In this edition of HISD Up Close, Board President Anna Eastman talks with the principal and parents from one of the district's Montessori schools
Autism, No Barriers
Meet 10-year-old Patrick, one of 1,375 Houston ISD students living with autism. Patrick, diagnosed with severe autism, came to Port Houston Elementary an aggressive and very frustrated child. With the guidance of an incredibly dedicated teacher and school staff...
HISD Within Our Walls Spring 2013
The Spring 2013 edition of “Within Our Walls” hosted by HISD Superintendent Terry Grier features stories on the district’s HILZ academies where students can graduate from high school with an associate's degree in a technical career