Hours after a “read-in” demonstration at the district’s headquarters, HISD’s appointed school board voted Thursday to give Superintendent Mike Miles added authority.
Houston ISD leader Mike Miles says the district is too bureaucratic, but some elected trustees and residents oppose giving him added authority.
Upcoming changes to Texas’ academic accountability system will result in lower grades for districts and schools across the state, with HISD potentially losing its B rating.
Houston ISD Superintendent Mike Miles is moving to rewrite the district’s process of consulting with unions on working conditions, with one revision eliminating the requirement that employee groups get informed of key changes to labor practices before they are finalized. The proposed shift represents an effort to “streamline” decision-making, Miles’ administration wrote in a board […]
With less than a month before Houston ISD classes resume, some parents of students with disabilities are unsure how big changes in the district will impact their children.
HISD’s new superintendent said he’s eliminating librarians and media specialists from 28 schools targeted for overhaul in mostly lower-income areas.
In a stark break with tradition, Houston ISD teachers in 28 schools will be paid more if they teach older grades and certain subjects, like reading and math.
We asked parents at schools undergoing big changes, the mother of a child with special needs and two experienced educators to detail their outlook on Superintendent Mike MIles’ plans for HISD.
Houston ISD Superintendent Mike Miles wants principals in classrooms more, but some worry that central administrators may not understand student needs.