Initiatives/Projects

  • Kids with Character

    The HISD Police Department and Aramark Education, have launched a new partnership devoted to promoting positive character building in HISD schools.

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  • Luby's ACT

    The Luby's ACT (Achieving Character Together) awards program offers Houston ISD students in grades 6 through 8 an opportunity to be recognized every six weeks for demonstrating outstanding character values: respect, commitment, self-discipline, loyalty, punctuality, and dress code.

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  • State of the Schools Luncheon

    HISD Superintendent Terry Grier focuses on global education, higher education in 2015 State of the Schools address

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  • Back to School Fest

    The Back-to-School Fest focused on reaching families that faced serious economic challenges. The event featured informational exhibits showcasing HISD programs and services as well as city and community resources and services. This was a great opportunity for families to talk directly to HISD and City of Houston staff to receive important information needed to be strong partners in their children's education and well being.

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  • Chevron Contributing Up to $1M to Public Schools

    Company to donate $1 for each eight-plus gallon purchase at participating Chevron and Texaco stations

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  • Houston Real Men Read

    “Houston Real Men Read,” a mentoring initiative for elementary- and middle-school students.
    In the program, gentlemen from the community are asked to commit to read to and discuss a book with a classroom of second-, fifth-, or seventh-grade students for one hour per month in February, March, and April of this year.

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