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Books Between Kids Changes Educational Futures One Book at a Time

By Aswad Walker Books Between Kids, a non-profit organization founded in 2012 to serve Houston’s at-risk children by providing them with books to build their own home libraries, recently gave away their millionth book to at HISD student at Piney Point Elementary School. Since 2013, Books Between Kids has been providing gently […]

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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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