City leaders, education officials, parents and students gathered in the cafeteria of Evan E. Worthing High School, Friday morning for the grand opening of the newest Houston Independent School District’s 40 schools being renovated or rebuilt as part of the 2012 Bond Program.
HOUSTON - Most people are unaware that in the U.S., approximately 1 in 5 children under the age of 18 live in poverty, shouldering more than they should have to. In Houston, this number is even greater.
The iASPIRE program is a college initiative program that started with Aldine ISDand YES Prep. The purpose of the program is to increase students’ college knowledge. Students enter the program in the ninth grade, and remain in the program for the rest of their high school journey.
With the removal of the arts and field trips, many students of color will not get exposure to a full range of experiences like their wealthy counterparts. What educators end up doing is giving kids who are living in poverty the most impoverished learning experiences.
In this 20th year, HCDE Head Start’s partnership with Bates Collision Centers is giving away cars No. 35 and 36 to two moms who will be recognized with the Responsible Parenting Award. Owners Lee and Leila Bates have made this annual giveaway a priority because they recognize the sacrifices parents often make in order to provide for their children.
This book was written by a young African-American writer, Angie Thomas, who stated that her novel was inspired by Tupac Shakur; hence, the title of Thomas’ book: T= THE, H=HATE, U=YOU, G=GIVE= THUG.
I’m very vocal about racism. I can’t stomach it. More than anything, I refuse to accept it at the school level. Throughout the US, racism in the public-school system is off the chain. It’s to the point it has basically become a part of the curriculum.
Did you know that creativity is the only real form of consciousness? Did you know that we spend majority of our time following rules, and completing automatic tasks via ingrained habits?
Worthing HS student Marcus Dillard selfless act of heroism saved the life of 72-year-old Houston resident Gloria Cage. After Cage’s car became disabled after hitting a pothole. The car shortly erupted in fires with Cage inside.
What happened last Thursday night to Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan was, without a doubt, racism at its finest. Now, I know for a fact it was racism. The removal of Lathan was a slap in the face. I have never in all my life seen open racism from racists as it pertains to children.