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Wheatley failure puts HISD on path to takeover despite strong overall showing on state ratings  Houston Chronicle

Wheatley High School’s Principal: “I’m Confident That We’re Going To Get There”  Houston Public Media

State Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas From Taking Over HISD

3 former high school football players accused of $223k laptop heist at Wheatley HS  KTRK-TV

Texas Is Taking Over Houston’s Schools, Prompting Charges of Racism  The New York Times

Cryer, Johnson lead Houston-area players to be nominated for McDonald's All-American Game  VYPE

Coach 'reluctant' to identify former athletes as $233k heist suspects: Documents  KTRK-TV

Houston District Appeals School’s Failing Grade, Likely Delaying State Decision On Potential Takeover  Houston Public Media

TEA to take over Houston ISD school board, replace superintendent  The Texas Tribune

Wheatley High School students walkout in support of vice-principal  Houston Chronicle

Three Texas high school football players allegedly stole $200,000+ worth of laptops hours before graduation  USA TODAY High School Sports

3 high school football players are accused of stealing $223,000 worth of laptops from their school library just hours before their graduation  Business Insider

Houston ISD school board could be replaced after Texas education investigation  The Texas Tribune

21 HISD schools receive "F" in annual Texas Education Agency report  KTRK-TV

TEA announces plan to take over Houston ISD  CW39 Houston

HISD receives “B” overall rating from Texas Education Agency  CW39 Houston

Texas school ratings: Four takeaways from the 2019 AF grades  The Texas Tribune

State To Take Over Houston ISD By Replacing Board, Superintendent

'We need answers': HISD teachers still in dark over takeover  KTRK-TV

BACK -TO -SCHOOL: HISD students return to district in turmoil  KTRK-TV

Greater Houston Partnership helping recruit candidates for state-appointed board to run HISD  Houston Business Journal

Teachers to rally at Houston ISD headquarters today against proposed state takeover  CW39

Houston teachers union lawsuit claims TEA takeover is ‘flagrantly unconstitutional’  CW39 Houston

Houston ISD parents, teachers speak out against possible takeover  CW39 Houston

Texas education officials face local resistance to Houston ISD board takeover

Wheatley football star triumphs over Hurricane Harvey's trials  KTRK-TV

TX Officials Recommend Replacing Houston ISD Elected School Board

How are local leaders working to improve Houston schools?

Old Wheatley High School demolished

Money keeps flowing into HISD trustee elections despite takeover threat  Houston Chronicle

Yates High School Lions face punishment for using ineligible players  KTRK-TV

Residents outraged over demolition of historic Wheatley High School building  KTRK-TV

Federal judge dismisses Houston ISD lawsuit seeking to avoid state takeover  Bryan-College Station Eagle

Big Shots Classic has loaded field - VYPE  VYPE

Ramsey: Cheating Texas kids out of a better future  Longview News-Journal

North Shore; Cinco Ranch impressed at the Big Shots Classic, plus photo gallery  VYPE

After disruptive HISD meeting, trustees adjourn without decision on underperforming schools  KTRK-TV

Navasota; Stafford the headliners in District 12-4A-DI  VYPE

HISD takeover threat: Why is it happening and how would it work?

We recommend Letitia Plummer in runoff for City Council At Large 4 [Editorial]  Houston Chronicle

Wheatley was 'as good as anybody'  San Antonio Express-News

State conservator orders halt to HISD to superintendent search  Houston Chronicle

New Fifth Ward Juvenile Justice Program Aims To Keep Students Out Of Jail  Houston Public Media

Two HISD trustees to seek re-election, two bow out  Houston Chronicle

Proposal calls for 12 schools to close in Austin (Texas) district  American School & University

14 HISD schools at risk of closing over performance  KTRK-TV

Famous athletes, actors, politicians and business people who moved to Houston and made it their home  Houston Chronicle

15 candidates compete in House District 148 special election Nov. 5  Houston Chronicle

Historic Houston football Thanksgiving Day rivalry to resume  USA TODAY High School Sports

Despite Abbott tweet, TEA has passed on option to replace HISD board since 2017  Houston Chronicle

'I love him': Parents remember son fatally shot by brother in tragic accident  KTRK-TV

Our recommendations for today’s runoff election [Editorial]  Houston Chronicle

Texas Matters: Historic Black High School Football In Texas  Texas Public Radio

Houston-area high schools with the most behavioral issues

DeSoto (Texas) district is closing elementary, cutting 277 jobs  American School & University

Houston-area voters to decide $3.6B in school bonds Saturday  Houston Chronicle

Fifth Ward Chamber of Commerce in Houston works to keep the old and the new as development booms  Houston Chronicle

Texans' Lamar Miller helps make Christmas wishes come true for Houston families  KTRK-TV

How Saxophone Player Jean-Baptiste Jacquet Integrated Houston Audiences  Houstonia Magazine

One of the Texas schools that's produced the most pro athletes is not where you'd think it'd be  Chron

Second school in Houston charter network will shut down  American School & University

Aliyya Swaby  Texas Tribune

Jim Crane Opens Up on Astros' Future and Gerrit Cole With Mr. HEB in Grand Slam Night  PaperCity Magazine

Photos capture Fifth Ward's historic past, emerging transformation in Houston

10 Texas School Names Honoring Confederates Have Changed. At Least 24 Haven't.  The Texas Tribune

Beaumont (Texas) district will shutter storm-damaged high school  American School & University

Chauncy Glover Project finds success in first group of young men sent off to college with scholarships  KTRK-TV

Houston Hauls In $100K Grant For Fifth Ward Initiative  Midtown Houston, TX Patch

San Antonio jazz, R&B legend Vernon ‘Spot’ Barnett dead at 83  San Antonio Express-News

19-year-old dead after older brother accidentally shoots him, police say  KTRK-TV

Austin (Texas) district considers closing as many as 12 schools to ease deficit  American School & University

Gaines remembered as 'pioneering' HISD educator, leader  Houston Chronicle

3 former San Antonio-area athletes are heading to the Super Bowl  Houston Chronicle

When "The Greatest Band of All Time" Lived in Houston  Houston Press

Charter group is opening 3 schools in Texas for 2018-19  American School & University

Jazz legend Joe Sample honored with an epic headstone  Chron

Lester Hayes shares his Aggie story, Super Bowl memories with Oakland  TexAgs

New Bill Could Bring CS Programs to 500K JROTC Students—and Diversify the Future Workforce  EdSurge

Crusaders Sax Man Wilton Felder Passes  Houston Press

Local Juneteenth events highlight African-American culture  Bryan-College Station Eagle

ABC-13 TV anchor Chauncy Glover mentors boys to become college-bound kings  Houston Chronicle

Archie Bell Talks "Tighten Up" and a Whole Lot More  Houston Press

How the Eastside Became Home to San Antonio's Black Community

Owners plan to re-create River Oaks midcentury modern home they razed  Houston Chronicle

Need a free tutor? Then look no further, HISD students  Houston Chronicle

Soul City: The Amazing Jazz Crusaders  Houston Press

Juneteenth 2016 Celebrations in Sugarland | Sugar Land

Barbara Jordan: 'She always did sound like God'  Daily Kos

The X-factor: Big 12 offenses keeping Baylor CB Xavien Howard busy  Waco Tribune-Herald

The state with the most NFL draft picks per capita may surprise you  USA TODAY High School Sports

Bella Vista honoring pastor retiring after 44 years  Houston Chronicle

Detective Perez was loyal officer, family man  mySA

Body of Work  Texas Monthly

Editorial: Kathy Ballard-Blueford Daniels for City Council  Houston Chronicle

A life devoted to medicine and service

Missouri City NAACP seeks greater minority representation on Fort Bend ISD board

Dignowity Hill: An urban neighborhood on the rise  San Antonio Express

Cliff Johnson Gets Ticket to 'Bronx Zoo'  The Crawfish Boxes

Norman hosted 'God's Greatness' radio show  San Antonio Express

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