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Teen first in family to go to college among recipients of full-ride scholarship in Houston

13 days ago   |   ABC

Some high school graduates who normally wouldn't be able to afford college are getting a full-ride thanks to a real estate legend
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'It's negligence': Sharpstown senior says HISD error caused her not to graduate

14 days ago   |   ABC

The Sharpstown senior says HISD dropped her from a class because she didn't need it, and that she repeatedly asked to make sure.
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Free summer meals available to children in Spring ISD, HISD and more

14 days ago   |   ABC

School is out for the summer, but children in many areas of Houston will still be able to receive free meals.
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Once homeless, Houston valedictorian now heading to Harvard

18 days ago   |   ABC

Derrick Ngo's inspiring journey also includes being the founder of a group aimed at helping disadvantaged students.
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Several HISD schools ranked highly in best public high schools list

1 month ago   |   ABC

Of the 44 HISD campuses listed, three ranked near the top.
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HISD parents want answers for low graduation rates

1 month ago   |   ABC

The graduation rate at HISD's Madison High School was only 71 percent in 2017, it's been going down for the past five years.
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Heated meeting over parent dress code at Houston school

1 month ago   |   ABC

After national attention on Madison High School, some parents are expressing frustration that the new principal isn't handling issues as they hoped.
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VIDEO: Fight injures students at Waltrip High School

1 month ago   |   ABC

An HISD trustee is seeking answers after the brawl broke out on Friday.
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VIDEO: Wild brawl injures students at Waltrip High School

1 month ago   |   ABC

An HISD trustee is seeking answers after the brawl broke out on Friday.
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Madison HS principal responds to adult dress code controversy

1 month ago   |   ABC

"One instance, a mother came in with a see-through shirt and you could see her breast and nipples," the principal said.
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