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  • High school culinary students compete in Cooking Up Change challenge
  • This unique cooking competition challenges high school culinary students to create menu items that are healthy and cheap
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  • Decision final: HISD to close Dodson Elementary
  • Despite opposition from parents and students, HISD has decided that Dodson Elementary will close at the school year's end
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  • They held a rally in front of Dodson elementary Monday morning, which is slated to close at the end of this school year
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  • HISD is expanding its dual-language offerings to an additional 14 elementary campuses this fall, and has a six-year plan in place to make the program available in at least half of its elementary campuses by the year 2020.
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  • HISD decided to turn Jones High School in to a career training academy and close Dodson Elementary School
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  • HISD decides fate of two schools at risk of closure
  • HISD decided to turn Jones High School in to a career training academy and close Dodson Elementary School
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  • Elementary school seeks to offer kids nutritious food
  • Some communities don't have ready access to stores with fresh fruits and veggies, but a movement is helping students get them
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  • Protesters call for firing of HISD head
  • Ahead today, the fight to stop HISD school closures could involve the federal government. At least, that's what a local coalition hopes happens
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  • Protesters call for firing of HISD head
  • Protestors chanted "Fire Terry Grier," calling for HISD to keep open campuses, and fire the superintendent
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  • Fifth Ward fighting to save school from closing
  • Houston ISD says three of five schools have been removed from the closure list by the school board president
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  • HISD board hears arguments to save schools
  • There may be some wiggle room in the controversial proposal to close several HISD schools
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  • HISD Reagan Educational Center
  • Parents will gather again this evening to voice their opinions on the district's plans to close five area schools
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  • Meetings today over HISD school closures
  • The crowds at community meetings at two HISD schools on the closing list were fired up
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houston isd, local, jessica willey
  • The Fifth Ward community is fighting to save an elementary school on the chopping block, and they have a city leaders' support
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  • The Houston Independent School District says it is considering closing five campuses at the end of the school year
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  • Families are protesting a proposal to close an elementary school in east Houston
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  • HISD pressed for answers about bidding process
  • We sat down with Superintendent Terry Grier to see why nearly two-thirds of all 2012 bond contracts were going to political donors
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  • HISDs contract-awarding process put to question
  • Our investigation reveals two-thirds of bond contracts given after the passage of the HISD's 2012 bond went to campaign donors
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  • Bus drivers disciplined for praying
  • At least five HISD bus drivers were written up after praying on the bus radio for a coworker whose daughter was killed
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  • Federal corruption lawsuit against HISD dismissed
  • HISD has spent over a million dollars defending itself against allegations of bribery. But the battle isn't yet over
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  • HISD parent protest
  • Some parents are frustrated over a number of things, including the renaming and consolidation of schools and budget cuts
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houston isd, local, demond fernandez
  • HISD prepares to start year with North Forest schools
  • In the weeks since the annexation of North Forest, HISD has poured more than $10M into schools that the state considered failures
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  • HISD says the potential deals fell apart because the bidders didn't follow the code of silence policy
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  • HISD has owned this property for decades. But with plans to relocate and sell the land, both its adjoining neighbors want it
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  • A major transition is underway for thousands of students and parents of what was once the North Forest School District
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  • Houston ISD will offer summer school instruction for students in the North Forest community
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  • North Forest ISD is no more. The embattled district lost its final appeal last week and has started merging with Houston ISD
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  • North Forest ISD is no more. The embattled district lost its final appeal last week and has started merging with Houston ISD
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  • On Friday, the school district lost its final appeal to the Texas Supreme Court to prevent it from merging with HISD
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  • On Friday, the school district lost its final appeal to the Texas Supreme Court to prevent it from merging with HISD
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  • North Forest ISD
  • A judge had denied the request for a temporary restraining order to stop the North Forest school district from merging with Houston ISD
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  • North Forest ISD
  • A fight to stay independent -- the North Forest school district heads to federal court, hoping a judge will give it more time
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  • A hearing in a Travis County court regarding North Forest's Hail Mary move to retain control of the district ends with a dismissal -- and a promise to appeal
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  • The North Forest School district is once again filing a request for a restraining order in a Houston federal court
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  • A hearing has been underway in a Travis County court regarding North Forest's Hail Mary move to retain control of the district
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  • The struggling North Forest district is set to be shut down and absorbed by HISD following years of mismanagement
  • A hearing has been underway in a Travis Co. court regarding North Forest's Hail Mary move to retain control of the district
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  • In the fall, HISD will be home to the first high school anywhere in the nation focused on the energy industry
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  • In the fall, HISD will be home to the first high school anywhere in the nation focused on the energy industry
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  • Employees of the closing North Forest ISD are encouraged to apply for job within Houston ISD
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  • North Forest ISD employees are being offered help finding new jobs within Houston ISD after the struggling district is shut down
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  • A committee may be formed to reallocate funding for Houston magnet schools
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  • HISD is looking into funding options that could change the future of magnet schools, as well as a planned program to give laptops to students
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  • The Houston Independent School District is reaching out to North Forest school employees who are interested in applying for positions with HISD
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  • HISD is considering a proposal to give laptop computers to all high school students, at a cost of $10 million
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  • HISD is considering a proposal to give laptop computers to all high school students, at a cost of $10 million
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  • For the second year in a row, Houston ISD schools are at the top of the Children at Risk Greater Houston School Rankings
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  • The Houston ISD school board has approved a plan to relocate students at Ryan Middle School and turn the campus into a magnet school for students interested in the medical field
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  • A special program is helping HISD students of all ages learn everything from music skills to poetry and dance
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  • A special program is helping HISD students of all ages learn everything from music skills to poetry and dance
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houston isd, local, christine dobbyn
  • Students who currently go to a historic middle school will begin the next school year at a new school
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