Archive for April, 2017

Board Approves Harris County’s First Public Recovery High School

On April 18, the Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) Board of Trustees voted 4-0 to approve the budgeting and implementation of Harris County’s first recovery high school, with its focus on substance-use prevention. As reported by Public Education Information Management System data, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) states there […]

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Dr. Alvia Wardlaw Receives Well-Earned Accolades

Dr. Alvia Wardlaw, curator for Texas Southern University’s museum, member of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Scholarly Advisory Committee, has been honored in multiple ways this month. Recently, The Community Artists’ Collective hosted a book signing event for Dr. Wardlaw. Members of the arts, higher […]

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Tensions Rise Amid D.C.’s Missing Black Girls Case

The public and local authorities are at odds over the frequency of Black and Latina girls going missing. What all agree upon is a need to find them, while stopping the tragedy altogether. Nationally, the story has received more coverage, with several national newspapers and magazines running articles. Congressional Black […]

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