Nearly 2,000 community and business leaders, educators, and elected officials are expected to attend HISD’s State of the School luncheon on March 1 at the Hilton Americas Hotel. Superintendent Terry Grier will address the many accomplishments and progress HISD has made made toward preparing students for college and future careers. Among the year’s highlights:
- more students are earning college credit on Advanced Placement exams
- HISD’s graduation rate is at an all-time high, the dropout rate is at an all time low
- the Class of 2011 received a record $129.6 million in college scholarship offers
Although the luncheon is sold out, coverage of the event will be provided on the HISD News blog, HISD’s Twitter stream (@HoustonISD) and a live stream on abc13.com.
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