MiSiS: Superintendent’s Weekly Update

For the Week of April 17

Achieving the Gold Standard for Teaching

84 CPS teachers receive National Board Certification in 2015

Achieving the Gold Standard for Teaching

84 CPS teachers receive National Board Certification in 2015

Magnet Spotlight: Carrillo ES serving gifted and talented students on Houston’s east side

HISD has 10 elementary schools that serve gifted and talented students though the Vanguard magnet program, and one of those is Carrillo, located just east of downtown. In addition to a rigorous Vanguard curriculum, Carrillo offers a host of enrichment

Eleven HISD students win scholarships from Texas Legislative Black Caucus

Graduating seniors from five HISD high schools collectively received more than $20,000 in scholarships from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus (TLBC), including Madison High School valedictorian Luis Piñeda, salutatorian Idalia Castro, and two of their classmates: James Russell Jr. and

State grant to double number of families served by HIPPY, other programs

HISD’s Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team has been awarded a $5,880,967 state grant that will help the district significantly expand the reach of its home instruction programs. The five-year Texas Home Visiting Program grant will support the parents of

Burbank girls attend Young Women’s Leadership Symposium

Twenty Burbank Middle Schools girls attended the Gulf Coast Young Women’s Leadership Symposium (YWLS) recently, where the theme was “Empowering Young Women with Tools to Become Leaders of Tomorrow.” The goal was for students to interact with executives from some

Burbank girls attend Young Women’s Leadership Symposium

Twenty Burbank Middle Schools girls attended the Gulf Coast Young Women’s Leadership Symposium (YWLS) recently, where the theme was “Empowering Young Women with Tools to Become Leaders of Tomorrow.” The goal was for students to interact with executives from some

Mickey Leland community breaks ground on new school

Mickey Leland College Prep students, staff, alumni, and elected officials on Thursday gathered to break ground on the new school and to celebrate moving forward with the $42.4 million project. Despite challenges, including the threat of rain on Thursday, those

Apply to Tapia Math-Science Scholars program by May 8

Students looking for a university experience with a special focus on calculus should apply to the Tapia Math-Science Scholars (TMSS) program at Rice University, which runs from July 6 through August 1, 2015. Applications are due by Friday, May 8.