Within Our Walls

  • Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan Camp Med

    Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan students are spending a couple of fun filled weeks meeting new friends, teachers, and getting ready for the new school year. Baylor College of Medicine has developed a curriculum focussing on microbiology for the new sixth graders.

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  • Autism, No Barriers

    Meet 10-year-old Patrick, one of 1,375 Houston ISD students living with autism. Patrick, diagnosed with severe autism, came to Port Houston Elementary an aggressive and very frustrated child. With the guidance of an incredibly dedicated teacher and school staff, his behavior has dramatically improved and he has become the life […]

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  • HISD Within Our Walls Spring 2013

    The Spring 2013 edition of “Within Our Walls” hosted by HISD Superintendent Terry Grier features stories on the district’s HILZ academies where students can graduate from high school with an associate’s degree in a technical career, refugee students in HISD, leadership in special education, and Harris County Sheriff and HISD […]

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  • HISD Within Our Walls—Fall 2012 Edition

    In the Fall 2012 edition of “Within our Walls”, host Superintendent Terry Grier showcases several initiatives at HISD including a revised and revamped curriculum, an update on the district’s Apollo 20 school turnaround program, and a middle school pilot program launched in partnership with the author of the best selling […]

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  • HISD Within our Walls March 2012

    The March 2012 edition of “Within Our Walls” hosted by HISD Superintendent Terry Grier features stories on the district’s new appraisal and development system for teachers, the Martin Luther King Jr. Early Childhood Center, and the High School Ahead which is an overage middle school designed to get kids back […]

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  • Within Our Walls – March 9, 2012

    The March 2012 edition of “Within Our Walls” hosted by HISD Superintendent Terry Grier features stories on the district’s new appraisal and development system for teachers, the Martin Luther King Jr. Early Childhood Center, and the High School Ahead which is an overage middle school designed to get kids back […]

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