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New HISD partnership provides vulnerable students with handheld internet access

Houston ISD is teaming up with T-Mobile and Premier Wireless to equip 1,000 unaccompanied and unhoused students in the District with CPR3 smartphones, specifically designed to increase student safety and educational success by providing immediate access to critical resources.

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HISD announces opportunities for community to learn more about potential bond proposal

As the HISD community continues to recover from last week’s storm, the need for investment in our aging facility infrastructure has become even more acute. To engage our community in this discussion as quickly as possible, HISD is announcing the dates for community meetings on the state of HISD facilities. In addition, we are naming the Community Advisory Committee that will drive engagement with the community.

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HISD celebrates seniors with career and military commitments

HISD held its sixth annual Career and Military Signing Day on May 16 inside Delmar Fieldhouse. The signature event celebrates seniors graduating from the District’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and who have decided to serve in the military.

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HISD expands partnership with Hazel Health to offer no-cost care at every campus

As part of its new Continuum of Care model for student wraparound supports, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) is expanding its partnership with Hazel Health to every campus and Sunrise Center in the District. Currently offered at 88 campuses, Hazel Health services will be available Districtwide beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year, giving all HISD students access to no-cost telehealth care conveniently coordinated through their school.

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HISD celebrates community volunteers at 53rd annual VIPS Awards Ceremony

Each year, HISD celebrates its Volunteers in Public Schools with the annual VIPS Awards Breakfast Ceremony. This year, on April 25, volunteers including parents, teachers, community members, and students gathered to celebrate their accomplishments with a breakfast catered by HISD’s Nutrition Services Department.

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HISD to host May Campus Hiring Events for NES and non-NES positions

The HISD Teacher Recruitment and Selection Team will host a 2024-2025 Campus Hiring Event on Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at two locations:

  • Non-NES: Delmar Fieldhouse (2020 Mangum Road, 77092)
  • NES: Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 West 18th Street, 77092)

K-12 educators are invited to learn about Team HISD and the life-changing, student-centered work underway.

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HISD raises salaries for Special Education teachers across the District

As part of its reimagined employee compensation plan, Houston Independent School District (HISD) is raising salaries for Special Education teachers across the board. In the upcoming 2024-2025 school year, the minimum salary for a Special Education teacher will be $80,000. At New Education System (NES) campuses, that number will be $86,000.

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