School

GCCISD votes 4-3 to keep the name of Robert E. Lee on high school in Baytown

The Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District's school board heard 51 speakers in a contentious meeting in which the vote to keep the name Robert E. Lee on the high school was almost tabled entirely by the president of the board, Jessica Woods, in favor of creating a committee to “investigate the possible renaming of current educational and auxiliary campuses.”

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Teachers protest to save their lives in the face of the pandemic

Teachers say they are literally "fighting for their lives" as they protest around the country to stay out of the classrooms during this COVID-19 pandemic. As students are already contracting the disease, many teachers feel they are sitting ducks, fearing exposure from the students they are designated to educate.

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Helping kids bridge the digital divide during COVID-19

As students prepare to head back to school, some families are concerned they will not have the technology needed to help their children succeed in virtual or distance learning. Specifically, in the African American community, many students have not engaged as much in the virtual learning landscape, as we have relied on brick-and-mortar institutions.

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Education vs. Health

For generations, the fight when it comes to our children and schools have been about integration, better resources, bridging the educational gaps between whites and minority students and, over the last few years, conquering the digital divide when it comes to students in underserved communities.

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Are you sending your child to campus in the fall?

There is mixed reaction from parents who are trying to decide whether to send their children back to campus when the 2020 fall semester returns. Is it safe? What are the Plan As and Plan Bs for exposure? There are no guarantees. In this phase one of dealing with the coronavirus and COVID-19, is it too soon to send students back to the classroom?

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Students can win with fall registration at Lone Star College-North Harris

To encourage students to think about fall registration during the sunny days of summer, LSC-North Harris is hosting a weekly prize drawing for students who register for fall courses during June and July. The lucky students’ prize will be a pair of LSC-North Harris branded sunglasses, because their future is so bright, they’re going to need shades.

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