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Texas takeover of Houston ISD complete as Mike Miles named superintendent, board replaced

Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath officially removed Houston ISD’s elected school board and superintendent from power Thursday, replacing them with an appointed governance team and a new district leader, former Dallas Independent School District chief Mike Miles. The long-expected choice of new leaders ushers in an era of dramatic change in Texas’ largest district, which […]

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Meet Mike Miles, the ‘very big disruptor’ floated as Houston ISD’s next superintendent

A hard-charging education leader devoted to shaking up the status quo in struggling school districts appears poised to become the superintendent of Houston ISD. Mike Miles, the former superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District and current CEO of a charter school network, has emerged in recent days as the likely incoming leader of HISD […]