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Texas Southern University to Serve As COVID-19 Testing Site

HOUSTON - Texas Southern University will become one of the first historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, around the world to open its campus as a COVID-19 testing hub thanks to a $25 million gift.

Texas Education Agency Pauses A-F Ratings For 2020-21 School Year

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Education Agency announced today that A-F ratings would be paused for 2020-21 school year due to the ongoing disruptions associated with COVID-19. The STAAR test will proceed for the 2020-21 school...

Texas education board approves new sex-ed policy that does not cover LGBTQ students or consent

TEXAS- Starting in 2022, seventh and eighth-grade students in Texas will learn about forms of birth control beyond abstinence, but middle schoolers still won't have to learn about the importance of consent or the definitions of...

City of Houston Launches Computer Access Program

HOUSTON, TX - The City Council recently approved an $800,000 program to provide computers to all low-income Houstonians.  Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force and Comp-U-Dopt, a non-profit that...

FBISD Superintendent expresses concern for virtual learning scores

FORT BEND, TX - FBISD continues to see a decline in students' grades as teachers say too many students have fallen behind during virtual learnings. Superintendent Dr. Charles Dupre addressed the school...

HISD students return to campus on Monday

HOUSTON, TX - HISD students returned to the classroom today for the first time this school year. Earlier this year parents were given the opportunity to decide on whether or not they...

HISD Switching To Face to Face Instruction

HOUSTON, TX - Parents of all HISD students have a few more days left to decide on whether or not to send their child back to school for in-person instruction or continue online learning.

Houston ISD enrollment levels drop

HOUSTON, TX - Houston ISD is seeing enrollment numbers lagging behind this point in the last school year by as much as 16%, according to a report to the board of trustees Sept. 10.

HISD @ HOMETV

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Independent School district announces HISD @ HomeTV where parents and students can tune in weekly to various subjects being taught right from your tv screen. Tune into...

HISD relaunches curbside student meals

HOUSTON, TX —  Beginning Tuesday (Sept. 8) the Houston Independent School District will be relaunching curbside student meals. Families will be able to visit any campus listed below to receive one breakfast...
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Freight train derails in Southern California

Drone footage showed BNSF Railway freight train cars piled up across the tracks after a derailment near Ludlow in the Southern California...

New Zealanders urged to keep calm as earthquakes trigger tsunami warnings

Minister for Civil Defence Kiri Allan on Friday (March 5) urged New Zealanders who evacuated to high ground or inland to stay...

President Biden congratulates NASA on the successful Mars landing

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday (March 4) congratulated and thanked the team at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) who...

Alien ‘super-Earth’ may offer clues about atmospheres on distant worlds

Scientists have spotted a planet orbiting a star relatively near our solar system that may offer a prime opportunity to study the...