Texans for Education Reform

Harold Cook: Education reform: parent trigger legislation advancing in the state Senate [with video]

School reform legislation which would shorten the number of years a poorly-performing public school could continue without parental intervention is advancing in the Texas Senate. This “parent trigger” bill is not without controversy; there are concerns that the shorter time a school would be given to correct itself isn’t enough time for corrective measures to kick in.

Houston's workforce not ready for the future

March 28, 2013

Great change is afoot in the global economy. As occupations and industry sectors constantly trade positions as the top producer of employment growth, the education, competencies, and skills required to do those jobs is ever-shifting as well.

Katy ISD preps students for workforce

March 28, 2013

In response to Houston’s growing job market, Katy ISD has added several new programs and courses aimed at preparing students for the professional world.