64 HISD students named National Hispanic Recognition Program finalists

Nov. 23, 2015 – Sixty-four seniors from 15 Houston Independent School District high schools were recognized for their academic excellence as part of the College Board’s 32nd annual National Hispanic Recognition Program. The HISD seniors are among about 5,000 students from across the country and abroad to be named finalists in the program, which colleges…

The New Chief in Town

Dr. Cynthia Wilson, the former superintendent of Orangeburg, South Carolina’s Consolidated School District #5, is now the Dallas Independent School District’s new Chief of Staff. Her new position was effective, October 1. Prior to being Superintendent in Orangeburg, Dr. Wilson was Houston Independent School District’s North Region Superintendent where she led 64 elementary, middle and…

Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier Officially Resigns from HISD

HOUSTON – You heard it first from African-American News&Issues that Dr. Terry Grier announced to the school board that he is handing in his resignation letter as Superintendent to the Houston Independent School District. “I want to thank Mr. Roy Malonson and African-American News&Issues for supporting our work to bring equity into Houston schools. In…

Protectors Insurance and Financial Services, LLC and Protectors Health Partners, LLC

HOUSTON – Howard E. Jefferson is Chairman of Protectors Insurance and Financial Services, LLC., and Protectors Health Partners, LLC. Protectors Insurance & Financial Services, LLC is a full service insurance and financial services company specializing in Commercial and Individual coverage. Products and Services include: Property and Casualty Insurance, Worker’s Compensation, General Liability, Directors and Officers…