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Among its many attributes, Justin Simien’s exuberant debut feature, Dear White People, proves that we’re not yet living in a “post-racial America”: Forget for a moment that there are so many vexing problems entwining race, class and economics that we haven’t been able to put a Band-… Full News here – Houston Press | Complete…

Houston area school districts boast low construction costs The Houston area boasts the lowest school construction costs in Texas at just $ 135 a square foot, nearly $ 20 lower than the state average, the Texas Comptroller's Office reported Monday. The region includes three of the most prolific builders in the … Full News here…

Houston ISD to vote on budget, magnet school funding at meeting HOUSTON – The Houston ISD Board is meeting Thursday afternoon to vote on a controversial new funding proposal for their magnet school programs. It is interesting because the district says it is not cutting anything – just moving existing money around. Full News here…

Deputies arrest man armed with shotgun near elementary school in south Houston HOUSTON – A man armed with a shotgun was arrested Wednesday morning outside the front of an elementary school in south Houston, deputies said. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, it happened around 10:30 a.m. in front of Victor Hugo … Full News…

Houston-area school districts ranked by spending per student How much does your school district spend on educating each student, compared with others in the Houston area? The TEA tracks both overall spending, which includes operations, administration and other costs, and the total instructional expenditures per … Full News here – Read more on Chron.com

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