Deadline to register for free school day SAT administration quickly approaching

Juniors must sign up by April 1 to be able to take the test Since the spring of 2010, HISD has offered 11th-graders the opportunity to take the SAT, a college entrance exam, at no cost on a normal school

Student Congress members share their concerns with state legislators

Nine HISD students travel to Austin over spring break to make their voices heard Nine students from various HISD high schools got a chance to influence Texas law last week when they traveled to Austin on March 17 for a

Telemundo celebrities connect the dots between literacy and life

On-air personalities visit select HISD schools to show connection between reading and careers A popular Spanish-language television station is getting HISD students excited about reading in a whole new way. Through Leyendo con Telemundo, five different on-air personalities—including newscaster Paulina

Thousands of students taking advantage of STAAR EOC tutorials

Last week, HISD announced it had created online tutorials for the five State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) end-of-course (EOC) exams that every student must pass in order to graduate. More than 33,000 high school students have already

Chicago Board of Education Approves Conversion of Dunne Technology Academy into a STEM School

Updates at Dunne Will Increase Access to STEM Curriculum for Students on the Far South Side

Chicago Board of Education Approves Conversion of Dunne Technology Academy into a STEM School

Updates at Dunne Will Increase Access to STEM Curriculum for Students on the Far South Side

Challenge senior wins dream trip to Disney World

Earlier this month, Shaylah Cooper joined 100 “Disney Dreamers” at Walt Disney World. She was picked from 10,000 applicants to spend four days in Orlando, Florida, thanks to the Disney Dreamers Academy. While there, Cooper was mentored by a number of

Sanchez ES advances in NCUST award process

Sanchez Elementary has moved to the next level of competition in the 2015 National Center for Urban School Transformation’s (NCUST) National Excellence in Education Award. The school has now been named a Silver level winner for 2015, and is in contention to receive the Gold award

Don’t forget: HISD to be closed April 3, for Spring Holiday

All HISD campuses and offices will be closed for the spring holiday on Friday, April 3, 2015. They will reopen for normal business on Monday, April 6, 2015. The HISD Police Department will still be patrolling district facilities that day. Emergencies m...

Reagan HS broadcast explores personal side of immigration reform

Students in Michael Shea’s magnet audio/visual classes have been producing their own TV show since the spring of 2014, but one recent episode tackled an issue that is both timely and personal for many Reagan High School students: immigration reform.