Topic: Houston Independent School District
A new study suggests that best practices from charter schools can help student achievement at underperforming public schools. The issue is getting the two to cooperate.
Officials seek a 'person of interest' regarding an explosive device at a shopping mall in Colorado. Was it just coincidence that it was the 12th anniversary of the Columbine massacre?
The Texas State Board of Education has approved controversial changes to social studies textbooks, pushing high school teaching in a more conservative direction.
In Houston, a controversial education reform measure allows teachers to be fired based on their students' test scores. Some parents back the policy, but teachers unions have reservations.