Education

BTW’s Connection to the Community

HOUSTON – What are considered some of the most important needs in relationship to the human experience? Most of us cannot answer this question earnestly because we probably are reading this article from the warmth of our own homes or offices.

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Worthing HS Grand Opening

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.

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iASPIRE Celebrates Veterans

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.

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Students Visit RS Deer & Cattle Ranch

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.

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Keys to a Brighter Future

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.

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Is There a Racist Running Pershing Middle School?

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.

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Can Art Inspire Change?

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?

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