HISD Board President Television Show Takes an Up Close Look at HILZ Program

Who: The November/December 2012 edition of HISD Up Close hosted by HISD Board President Michael Lunceford gives viewers an inside look at the Houston Innovative Learning Zone academies at Jane Long and Scarborough High School, two of six HISD schools that have these new career and technical education programs on their campus. The show also features a tour of the district’s Las Americas Newcomers School, which has students from 32 countries who speak 29 different languages.  

Fellow Board Trustee Manny Rodriguez also stops by to talk about some of the exciting things happening at schools in District III. 

What: HISD Up Close television hosted by Board President Michael Lunceford. 

When: Throughout the month of November and December at http://hisdtv.org/category/hisd-up-close and on HISD-TV (Comcast channel 18 and AT&T U-verse channel 99) on Wednesdays, Fridays andSundays at 8:30 p.m.        

Why: HISDBoard President Michael Lunceford is committed to showcasing some of the amazing things happening at HISD schools across the district, in addition to highlighting district initiatives and accomplishments. His monthly show will regularly feature a tour of an HISD school or project, an interview with one of his colleagues on the HISD Board of Education, and a segment showcasing the academic accomplishments of HISD students and the dedication of HISD staff.