Gulf Coast Region ISDs – Houston

News and happenings at Houston/Gulf Coast ISDs

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Texas School Ratings A-F

School ratings near me One factor parents look for in researching a school is the rating. However, in a Google search “school ratings near me”, the top 10 results are for-profit companies with their own rating system. For example, Niche and Great Schools use a variety of measures to rate a school. They also monetize …

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Brazosport book bus

Brazosport ISD Creates Mobile Learning with The Book Bus

Brazosport ISD Creates Mobile Learning with The Book Bus Students get access to books and activities outside of school thanks to the creation of The Book Bus in Brazosport ISD. Just because summer starts doesn’t mean the learning stops, and Brazosport ISD is making sure of that with their Book Bus. The Book Bus was …

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Are charter schools private schools?

Are charter schools private schools?

Charter schools are free due to public, taxpayer dollars that are taken from traditional public schools when a child enrolls in the charter school. Unlike a traditional public school, charter schools are also funded by private companies, individuals, and interests. They are managed by a private entity vs a community elected board where the public has input. And their boards are appointed vs elected. This means that charter board members can have a financial interest in the success of the schools.

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Cy-Fair ISD Students Get Hands-On Experience at Junior Police Academy

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Students Get Hands-On Experience at the Junior Police Academy Students at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD experience what it’s like to be a police officer for a day. Some students grow up aspiring to be police officers, and with the help of Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Police Department they were able to get first hand experience into what …

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Alvin ISD Provides Mobile Learning via The Book Bus and The STEM Bus

Alvin ISD Provides Mobile Learning via The Book Bus and The STEM Bus Alvin ISD allows students to learn outside of school with The Book Bus and The STEM Bus. Mobile learning is a fairly new concept for most, and it basically means bringing the classroom to the students via a bus. Alvin ISD provides …

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Legislation Day

SkillsUSA Represents Royal ISD at the Capitol

SkillsUSA Represents Royal ISD at the Capitol Royal ISD students participated in Legislation Day at the State Capitol in Austin. Legislation Day for SkillsUSA Students CTE students represented their high schools on Legislation Day, where they completed a mock debate regarding legislation on the house floor. The training for the event includes communication, parliamentary procedure, …

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SHE Builds Houston

Alief CTE Promotes Girls in Construction

Alief CTE Highlights Girls in Construction Alief ISD Promotes Construction Careers Construction jobs can seem daunting to girls in CTE, but SheBuildsHouston educates girls on the employment opportunities within the construction industry. Alief ISD students in CTE attended an event by SHE Builds Houston to better understand the construction industry opportunities for girls. SHE Builds Houston …

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Texas Farm Fresh Award

Brazosport ISD Child Nutrition Receives State Award

Brazosport ISD Child Nutrition Receives State Award BISD Child Nutrition Receives State Award for Using Local Farm Fresh Produce or the seventh consecutive year, the BISD Child Nutrition Department has accepted the challenge and earned the distinction of “Best of the Bunch!” Brazosport “Best of the Bunch” Each year the Texas Department of Agriculture presents …

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Friendswood ISD Signing Day Excitement!

Friendswood ISD Athletes Sign Letters of Intent Student athletes at Friendswood High School sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day! Student-Athletes on National Signing Day Student-athletes across the country sign letters of intent to honor their successful athletic high school careers and celebrate the opportunity for the next level of athletic achievements.  Athletes in …

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SEL and Why It Matters

-Brookelyn Bankston, Go Public Intern, UTSA Class of 2022 What is SEL? SEL is dedicated to not only supporting students on an academic level, but also a social and emotional level. Social and Emotional Learning is supporting students in their experiences and helping them build character and confidence. It is a system to provide support …

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Honoring Our Public School Lunch Heroes

Honoring Our Public School Lunch Heroes Public school nutrition and cafeteria staff provide essential services to our students every day.  On School Lunch Hero Day, school districts celebrate the dedication of school nutrition workers! Check out some of our public school nutrititon workers! Royal ISD North East ISD Thank you, School Nutrition Staff! Alief ISD …

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