“My mom could not afford tutoring, dance lessons… we didn't get to do any of those things. As a product of a single mom, who had free and reduced lunches growing up, I'm excited to be able to give back because I know how folks have given to me in the past,” said Fick. … [Read more...] about More parents turn to tutors, ‘pod learning’ to supplement online offerings
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Nghia Nguyen, left, with Dennis Le, far left, checks out a computer from Judy Doan, dyslexia teacher at Alief ISD's Chancellor Elementary, while distributing student laptops for virtual learning in preparation for the upcoming fall semester Friday, July 31, 2020 in Houston. While some school districts postponed the start of their school years, at least 14 others in Greater Houston will start their school years online. … [Read more...] about Listen: Who’s responsible for opening Texas schools in a pandemic?
"We need more than 1,000 election workers for the Early Voting period - which has been extended to three weeks - and more than 8,000 election workers for Election Day," Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins told Defender Network.com. "I highly encourage all civic-minded residents of Harris County to consider serving our communities as election workers." … [Read more...] about Need a job? Nearly 8,000 jobs up for grabs in Harris County for Election 2020
“In his short tenure, Creuzot has lost or dropped 20% more felony cases than his predecessors and attained a significantly lower conviction rate for violent and serious crimes as well,” the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund’s report found. … [Read more...] about ‘We Will Not Prosecute’: Left-Wing Prosecutors, Many Backed By Soros Cash, Implement Soft-On-Crime Policies Across America
“Our state officials have been open and very responsive,” she said. “I want them to tweak our plans if they’re not aligned. That’s what they’ve given us communication on. Those have been resubmitted and we’re really excited about the progress and how our plans have been fast tracked.” … [Read more...] about CHSAA making adjustments, waiting for state response before announcing reopening plan