Daily Archives: June 3, 2024

One year of the HISD takeover

It’s been a year since HISD was officially taken over. Where do we stand on the things that matter, the schools’ and students’ performances? Early data is mostly positive, with a lot of caveats. According to early data, HISD appears … Continue reading

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Another Speaker contender

I suspect this list will get longer. Whether they all make it to the actual vote for Speaker is another story. State Rep. Shelby Slawson announced Thursday she is running for Texas House speaker, becoming the second member to challenge … Continue reading

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Houston janitors win new contract

Good for them. Houston janitors agreed Saturday to ratify a new union contract with building contractors that will see wages for full-time workers reach $15. Full-time janitors will see their wages increase to at least $15 during the course of … Continue reading

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