HISD budget plan includes raises for teachers, principals and staff; no tax rate increase

HOUSTON ISD – Salary increases that will help the Houston Independent School District hire and retain effective principals, teachers and district staff remain a top priority for administrators as they continue to develop a budget for the 2015-2016 school year. Under the proposed budget, teachers would get a minimum salary increase of 2 percent, with…

Power Coalition Formed to Challenge HISD’s Disrespect of Black Children, Schools and Community.

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues In a strong show of solidarity, a new coalition has formed to send a strong message to Houston Independent School District that disrespect African-American children, communities and neighborhoods will no longer be tolerated. “We are calling on the entire Black community in Houston to get involved and advocate for our…