HISD says its current 2020-21 academic year calendar allows for a later start date which could be beneficial during the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Houston ISD Board of Trustees has passed $2 billion budget for the 2020-2021 school year.
According to Houston ISD, health authorities do not believe families participating in the curbside summer meals and Fresh Bus produce delivery programs were exposed.
Families will be able to pick up boxed meals for children ages 1 to 18 twice a week at one of 68 designated schools across Houston ISD.
Houston Independent School District is continuing its food distribution efforts, operating out of 25 sites around the district to feed HISD students.
Houston ISD Elementary Teacher of the Year Rebecca Busse and Middle School Teacher of the Year Rebecca Hiatt received a surprise.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced details about the June 5th graduation celebrations being planned around the city.
On Saturday, hundreds of cars waited in line outside NRG Stadium for Houston Independent School District’s Food Drive, donated by the Houston Food Bank. Many families in line have young children.
Starting on Monday, April 6, distribution will start back up with a streamlined process that will implement increased safety measures.
The cancellation will remain in effect as the district reevaluates its process for safely delivering this service to students and families.
The district, in collaboration with the Houston Food Bank, has assisted more than 22,000 households at food distribution sites since March 14, with plans to continue the program next week at 39 sites.
HISD and Houston Food Bank to offer daily food distribution at 35 campuses this week.
The plan includes a distance-learning curriculum that is designed to maintain productive instruction at all grade levels beginning Monday, March 23.
Parents of HISD students are not concerned that some teachers are under self-quarantine, but they are worried that spring break travel can bring back the virus to the Houston area.
The Houston Independent School District has no confirmed cases of COVID-19. However, acting out of an abundance of caution, several individuals have been placed on a 14-day self-quarantine.
Since sanitizing your hands and shared surfaces are among the best ways to combat coronavirus, HISD bus drivers are asking the district to provide hospital-grade disinfectant so the buses can be cleaned.
James Madison High School has been placed under lockdown on Thursday due to reports of suspicious activity in the area.
All of the known alleged victims were elementary school children, at 10 years old or younger.
Instead of informing parents about the investigation or removing James Bradley from teaching during the investigation, parents told FOX 26 that HISD left them uninformed while Bradley moved to another school.
The girl reportedly told investigators Bradley inappropriately touched her "a lot of times" and it made her feel sad.