6 Harris County teen Artists, Writers to Exhibit Work in Washington, D.C. Institutions

Work from six Houston-area Scholastic Art & Writing teen national medalists will be showcased in Washington, D.C. through the “Art.Write.Now.DC” exhibit spanning three locations. The six students are from Houston, Klein, Cypress-Fairbanks and Deer Park independent school districts and The Village School and St. John’s Upper School private schools. “Out of 85 talented teen artists…

Adult Education Workforce Students Construct Little Houses to Make Big Literacy Impact

Adult Education students enrolled in workforce development classes are giving back to children in the community by helping to assemble and paint “little libraries” which could make a big literacy impact. The community service project with the Houston Public Library is called “Groomed for Literacy” and provides “little libraries” constructed and painted by students who…

A NEW DAY FOR HOUSTON EDUCATION

Superintendent Seeks to Restore Trust, Protect History, Reduce Targeting of African-American Students, Communities HOUSTON- As Richard A. Carranza takes over the reigns as the news superintendent of the Houston Independent School District, a new day is dawns for educating African-American youth and building stronger relationships with African-American communities. Patching Relationships: “This is a fresh start,”…

Buck Against Bullying Gala

Dear Prospective Ambassador/Donor:: The Artist TEEBO JoinOne Anti-Bullying Organization is a Non-Profit 501( c) (3) Organization Founded in 2012.  With a commitment to promote a sense of self-confidence, individuality and protect those susceptible to insults, harassment, and attacks by their peers through music, dance, sports, theatre arts and education thereby enabling children to live a…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE STRONGLY SUPPORTS STUDENT VETERANS AFFECTED BY ITT TECH CLOSURE

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement calling on Congress to immediately advance legislation to aid student veterans enrolled at ITT Technical Institute after the for-profit school abruptly closed today: “ITT Tech’s closure leaves roughly 12,500 veterans and their dependents without the…