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Post-Winter Storm School Closures

How Houston-area school districts and higher learning institutions are handling their schedules in the face of this winter storm and continuing power grid issues.

02/17/2021 By Dianna Wray

School Report

The Best Houston-Area Private Schools in 2020

Niche.com ranked the best private schools in Houston—these are the top 25 this year.

11/11/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

School Report

How to Ace the Private School Entrance Exam

Tips on helping ensure that your child will own the ISEE.

11/11/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

School Report

The 2020 Houston Private School Guide

Which schools are the best in Houston and how to get into them.

11/11/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Recovery meets education

How One Local High School Is Helping Teens in Recovery

Archway Academy works with adolescents with substance use disorder, who’ve struggled in traditional schools.

10/21/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Gotta get to class

Music Mogul Mathew Knowles is Ready to School You on the Music Industry

The executive producer, manager, and father of megastars Beyoncé and Solange Knowles is teaching a 15-week online course through the University of Houston starting in January.

10/14/2020 By Adrianne Reece

School Shopping

5 Back-to-School Must-Haves, All Parent-Approved

We spoke to parents across Houston about what got them through online learning in the spring, and what they recommend for the fall.

08/12/2020 By Isabella Goodman

Back-to-School Prep

A Local Pediatrician Explains Why We Need to Mask up Our Kids

And how to make the experience a positive one.

08/06/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

School Safety

Cy-Fair Teachers Must Return to Work, State Supreme Court Says

The latest in Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's back-to-school saga.

07/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

School's out

A List of Houston School Closures

How long will classes be cancelled?

03/13/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Abrazos and kisses

These Houston-Made Teddy Bears Help Kids Learn English and Spanish

Cubby Love Bears teach children dual language skills, and a new bear was designed in collaboration with Trae Tha Truth.

02/28/2020 By Jillian Goltzman

Fix Houston

How to Improve Education in Houston

One expert suggests lengthening school days and the school year.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Private School Guide

How to Succeed in Private School, According to This Valedictorian

Kellin McGowan graduated from St. Thomas High School in May with a 4.57 GPA, becoming the school’s first African American valedictorian in its 100-plus-year history.

09/25/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Private Schools Guide

The Best Houston-Area Private Schools in 2019

Niche.com ranked the best private schools in Houston —these are the top 25 this year.

09/25/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Private School Guide

Houston’s Best Private Schools in 2019

The 25 best private schools in Houston, ranked. Plus: The 2019 valedictorian of St. Thomas High School shares his tips for success as he heads off to college.

09/25/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Private School Guide

Houston’s Best Private Schools in 2019

The 25 best private schools in Houston, ranked. Plus: The 2019 valedictorian of St. Thomas High School shares his tips for success as he heads off to college.

09/25/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

News

Will the UH Men's Track Team Make History?

Over the past couple of years, the UH men’s track team has had a stunning rise. With Nationals and the 2020 Olympics swiftly approaching, could the Coogs make it to the top?

02/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Education

With Its Pre-Law Pipeline, UH Makes Diversity in Law a Priority

Only about 15 percent of attorneys in the U.S. are people of color. UH wants to change that.

11/26/2018 By Jeff Balke

Private School Guide

10 Private School Electives That (Almost) Make Us Wish We Were Back in School

Teenagers across the city are learning to program robots, start businesses, and design buildings. Not to mention listening to Hamilton for "summer reading."

09/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Nicki Koetting