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,”…

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…