Houston Independent School District

Texas Schools Receive Terroristic Threats Following Florida Shooting

At least six schools in Texas have received terroristic threats in the two days following the school shooting in Florida that killed 17 people. In two other incidents, students brought a weapon to school. In another, someone made a frightening 911 call saying a teacher had been shot.

Students being led from are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following shooting that killed 17 students. AP Photo: Mike Stocker

Houston School Board Member: ‘Trump is Hitler 2.0!’

“Trump is Hitler 2.0!” decried Jolanda Jones, the fiery and often outspoken Houston school board trustee, reality-TV personality, and attorney, claiming to express her opinion about the President-elect in a tweet.

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Texas School Board Ignores Arabic Connection to Slavery — Renames Other Schools

The protest organizer at an Arabic Immersion Magnet School says it is ironic that the seventh largest school district in the U.S. is ignoring the Arabic culture’s “long and ongoing culture of enslavement” while stripping names off of schools of anyone connected with the Confederacy or slavery (and spending millions to do so).

Fatwa Dog at Islamic Center Protest

Changing Name of Texas Public School Will Cost Taxpayers $500K

HOUSTON, Texas — Changing the name of just one middle school in Texas will cost Houston taxpayers almost $500,000. Some Houston taxpayers are not happy about the cost of the name change, and some former students, parents of students, and current students at the middle school are not happy about the name change either.

Lanier Middle School - Houston ISD

Opponents Call Texas Arabic Immersion Magnet School ‘Civilizational Jihad’

Opponents of a Texas Arabic Immersion Magnet School (AIMS) call the pre-K and kindergarten program “civilizational jihad.” The program was imposed by the largest school district in the state, and the seventh largest school district in the United States. Opponents say that Americans simply do not know what is happening in this school, and in America.


Two Texas Students Dead After School Bus Plunged From Overpass

Two high school students were killed after a Houston Independent School District school bus plunged from an overpass early Tuesday morning. The bus driver and two other students have been seriously injured. All survivors have suffered injuries.

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Nation’s 7th Largest School District Threatens Moms Over Test ‘Opt-Outs’, Calls Threat a Typo

It was a huge blunder for the Houston Independent School District (ISD), the seventh largest district in the nation and the largest in Texas when an adminstrator’s letter threatened parents that their children would face summer school if they opted out of the annual state-mandated State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exam. The next day, that threat was downgraded to an editing error.


Exclusive: 3000 Unaccompanied Minors in Houston Schools

HOUSTON, Texas — A report obtained by Breitbart Texas from the Houston Independent School District (HISD) revealed the influx of unaccompanied minors over the summer from Central America lead to an increased enrollment of 3,000 students. The total student population

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