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  • 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.

  • 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 of the classroom.

  • 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 almunus Adrian Garcia. The half-hour television program also takes a behind-the-scenes look at the district’s Food Services Deparment and its recent improvements to serve HISD students healthier menu items.

  • HISD Garden Oaks Montessori

    Learn more about HISD’s Garden Oaks Elementary School which offers a comprehensive Montessori program in grades pre-k through 5.

  • HISD Special Education Leadership

    The role of the HISD campus leader is critical in providing a rigorous and quality education for all students, including those who receive special education services. In this short video, watch how three HISD principals are leading the charge to ensure every child on their campus has equity in access to high-quality educational programs and instruction.

  • HISD HILZ Academies

    Students enrolled in one of six HISD high schools that offer Houston Innovative Learning Zones or HILZ Academies receive hands-on training in high demand technical fields as well as the opportunity to earn a college associate’s degree from Houston Community College.

  • HISD Melinda Garrett Tribute

    HISD Chief Financial Offier Melinda Garrett is retiring from the district after 30 years of service, This short video places tribute to her legacy and her dedication to Houston’s children.

  • 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 book “Teach Lke A Champion”.