Public records obtained by the Houston Landing offer the first glimpse at how often the new, hotly contested policy has been used to disclose LGBTQ+ students’ identities to parents — even if the students aren’t ready.
Local private school leaders say they’re already near capacity and aren’t planning large expansions in response to voucher legislation.
Board members voted Monday to strip language emphasizing discipline practices favored by their superintendent in the district’s student code of conduct.
Hundreds came to the Houston suburb’s inaugural event, which attendees say showcases the support for LGBTQ+ residents and students despite recent controversial Katy ISD policies.
District leaders differ over moving away from traditional methods of discipline, including suspensions, in favor of deeper discussions with kids.
The political makeup of the Houston region’s second-largest school district might swing more conservative depending on the outcome of four school board races in November.
Discipline issued to high schooler Darryl George sparks questions about how educators should apply a law targeting hair discrimination.
Test scores, graduation rates and college enrollment trends show HISD isn’t keeping pace with the state, but it’s on par with similar districts.
State officials, who planned to release scores in late September, said they need more time to evaluate an updated school ratings system.
HISD Superintendent Mike Miles and the district’s new board have shown little appetite for deviating from their vision amid public backlash.