With the federal government extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April, Houston area schools districts will remain closed, providing online instruction until May 4, officials announced.
Lone Star College announced it will waive fees for courses which are moving online due to the coronavirus and delay a planned tuition increase. The waived fee also applies to the 8-week term, any remaining Next Start classes, May Mini-Mester, Summer I and Summer II distance learning classes.
Malon, 17, is this year’s valedictorian, with a 4.2 GPA despite facing many family setbacks in her life. The teen suffered the passing of her father, Michael Garner, on Oct. 6, 2018, and her grandfather, Henry Garner, in February 2020. Her mother, Paulette, is incarcerated.
Former vice president and 2020 presidential hopeful, now frontrunner, Joe Biden, is leading the Democratic race after a strategically planned visit to Texas a day before Super Tuesday.
Faye Beverly Bryant, a Houston leader known for her stellar work locally and nationally, died Feb. 20 at the age of 82. Many who know her say they will remember her best by her tireless public service.
We always love it when a teen is doing amazing things, and we especially love it when they make BLACK HISTORY at the same time.
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore kicked off the “Vote your Future: Vote Climate” campaign at Texas Southern University Wed., Feb. 19, as part of a rally to bring awareness to environmental justice.
Marcia Johnson is a true champion of education. Born in North Miami Beach, this wife and mother earned a BS degree in Broadcast Journalism and a law degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville before making her way to Houston.
While school leaders across the district were greeting students at their campuses Monday morning, Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan was entering hidden entrances to surprise HISD’s 2019-2020 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year.
From being told to remove his dreadlocks or don't attend graduation, to walking on the red carpet at the 92nd Annual Academy Awards, De’Andre Arnold is proudly showing everyone he will not be bullied into chopping off his hair, which is now the center of national attention.