Education

Lone Star College-East Aldine Center marked its opening with a Building Dedication and Open House

Photo credit: Lone Star College Houston-Recently, Lone Star College-North Harris commemorated the opening of a center in the East Aldine community with a building dedication. Lone Star College-East Aldine Center’s building dedication began with a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by an open house. Public officials and community leaders joined Lone Star College representatives to recognize

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Houston Community College’s Nicole Jackson Selected as AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassador

Source and Photo courtesy of HCC Houston — Houston Community College (HCC) is proud to announce that Nicole Jackson, our HCC Northeast College Entrepreneur in Residence, has been selected as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) IF/THEN® Ambassador. IF/THEN®, a national initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, seeks to further women in science,

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College Send Off

Photo credit: SSLW By Mable Scott Austin The Suburban Land Women (SSLW) & Phenomenal Partners (Dr. Margaret Allen & Ms. Belinda Allen) hosted an amazingly relaxed, empowering, and fun “College Send Off” for 1989-2019 SSLW’s scholarship recipients at the beautiful home of Dr. Allen in Sugar Land. This annual project was generously underwritten by The

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HISD’s Report Card: 92 Percent of Schools Earn Passing Grade on State Accountability System

Source and Photo courtesy of Houston ISD Kashmere High School rewrites history by earning passing grade The Houston Independent School District earned an overall high “B” rating by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) under the state accountability system for the 2018-2019 academic year, exiting nine campuses from the state’s “Improvement Required” list. The district earned

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Commissioner of Education visits Stephens Elementary to highlight campus moving from a ‘D’ to ‘A’ campus

Source/Photo courtesy of Mike Keeney Aldine ISD Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath, along with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, visited Aldine ISD’s Stephens Elementary School on Thursday, Aug. 15 as part of their trip across Texas to feature schools that made tremendous gains in the state’s A-F accountability rating system during the 2018-19 school year. Stephens

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Aldine ISD Earns B Rating from Texas Education Agency

Source/Photo Mike Keeney Aldine ISD Aldine ISD moved from a ‘C’ rated school district to a ‘B’ rated school district based on the State of Texas’ academic accountability ratings, which were released Thursday, August 15. The district received an overall grade of 83; up from the grade of 76 it received from the Texas Education

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HCC’s Black Girls Code Partnership Offers Pathway to Technology

Source and Photo courtesy of HCC-Northeast HOUSTON- The Houston Community College (HCC) Northeast Campus hosted girls, ages 13 to 17, from across Houston for its first-ever Black Girls Code (BGC) two-week camp. The group of 25 learned to code in HCC’s state-of-the-art computer labs, participating in a variety of activities designed to expose and encourage

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Florida HBCU Presidents Tout their Relevance and Pledge To Work Together For Their Continued Survival and Success

Source/Photo courtesy of Stephanie L. Strong, FAMU Presidents of Florida’s four historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) reaffirmed the relevance of their institutions and pledged their commitment to continue to educate and graduate students of color. Meeting on the Tallahassee campus of the host Florida A&M University (FAMU) for the inaugural Florida HBCU Impact Summit,

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