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HISD to become one of the most competitive districts in the region under Superintendent House’s new compensation plan

Raising teacher and staff salaries in HISD is a top commitment within the district’s five-year strategic plan. In order to meet that commitment, Superintendent Millard House II announced an update to the compensation plan that will make all HISD salaries among the most competitive in the region.

During a news conference on Thursday, May 26, House revealed current teachers on average will receive an 11% raise this summer.

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DeBakey HS seniors honored for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle sustainability plans

DeBakey High School students know a thing or two about the future. As HISD’s only healthcare magnet school, DeBakey is an environment designed for students with hopes of making a positive impact on the world around them, whether they dream of being doctors, nurses, engineers, or environmental scientists.

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HISD finalizes components of the T-TESS design

HISD is releasing more information on the design of T-TESS in preparation for the initial roll out for School Year 2022-2023. The decisions outlined below aim to place teacher growth at the center of the evaluation process, and they have been made in close collaboration with teachers, principals, and staff across Houston, with insight from an HISD staff survey, three focus groups, and numerous design committees. 

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