Educators in select school districts across the state are citing health and safety in their defiance of Abbott's order banning masks in schools.

The Houston Independent School District is launching HISD @ H.O.M.E. (Home-based Online Mobile Education), a distance learning plan to ensure students’ academic and non-academic needs are met as the district remains closed due to COVID-19 precautions. Students and parents will be able to access the site on their school’s main landing page by clicking on […]

This is a great gesture by HISD. With winter break fast approaching, three HISD high school cafeterias will be open to provide kids free meals. Booker T. Washington, Chavez and Madison High Schools will serve breakfast and lunch to all children ages 1 to 18 during the winter break at no charge. Adults can purchase breakfast for […]

“They wanna get rid of everybody black and in power at HISD.” The issues surrounding the Houston Independent School District are loud and clear. Board trustee Jolanda Jones sat in with the Madd Hatta Morning Show to discuss what she believes is a direct plan to destroy black schools in HISD. Elsewhere in the interview, […]

On this segment of Access Houston, KG Smooth welcomes interim superintendent of HISD, Dr. Grenita Lathan. Dr. Lathan was unanimously voted from chief academic officer to interim superintendent while trustees search for a permanent replacement for outgoing Superintendent Richard Carranza. The next conversation is an encore. Student loan strategist, Mary Wheeler the founder of Abundant […]

DUE TO HURRICANE HARVEY: SCHOOL CLOSINGS ABBEY ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL and amp; DAYCARE – Opens Sept. 5. Academy of Accelerated Learning – Opens Sept. 5. ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Closed Today. Art Institute of Houston – Opens Sept. 5. ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL – Opens Sept. 5. AVONDALE HOUSE – Opens Sept. 5. FORT BEND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY – Opens Sept. 5. German International […]

HISD cancels classes Monday due to threat of inclement weather District events, activities for Friday and Saturday canceled or postponed Aug. 24, 2017 – All HISD campuses and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Aug. 28 and all campus and district activities canceled due to the threat of inclement weather. Classes are scheduled to […]

Let’s be honest! We love our kids but man oh man! After all that crazy rain and flooding and two days of kids having to stay at home…we are glad to see them back in school!  In my daughter’s case, she is on punishment so it was even worse! She couldn’t watch TV or use […]

An HISD school bus bound for Furr High School crashed and flipped over the guardrail off the 610 South Loop at Telephone Road. Two students were killed, and two others including the driver are seriously injured. There were a total of 4 students on the bus plus the driver. Their conditions haven’t been released but […]

After discreet consideration, it is official: Alexa Box will no longer work for Daily Elementary in west Houston. The Houston Independent School District (HISD) passed the resignation…

(HOUSTON) — Five teachers at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School were reportedly accused of helping kids on some very important state exams last spring. According to reports,…


(HOUSTON) — Houston Independent School District kicked off its free summer food service program Wednesday. Several school districts and charities are teaming up to provide…