Terry Grier

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Name: Terry Grier
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

City schools chief ready to fight for change

It’s been nearly a year since Cindy Marten took over as superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District. The former Central Elementary School principal has impressed many with her energy and her devotion to helping the district’s 132,000-plus ... [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Houston ISD unveils Literacy by 3 plan

Houston ISD is taking what administrators call “bold, dramatic steps” to improve literacy at nearly 90 percent of its elementary schools. Called Literacy by 3, the plan targets resources to classrooms and teachers and calls for help from the broader Houston ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

HISD unveils new mascots

Here they are . The cafeteria at Hamilton Middle School showcases a painting of a Native American in a feathered headdress. Students wear collared shirts with a similar symbol. They were, until Tuesday, the Hamilton Indians. Now, with a new ... [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

HISD reveal new mascots for four schools with Native American ones

Courtesy KTRKHOUSTON (KTRK) -- After complaints that several school mascots were outdated and offensive, HISD decided it was time for new ones.Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier revealed new mascots for four schools Tuesday morning. This comes after complaints ... [Published 12 News Now - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

HISD reveal new mascots for four schools with Native American ones

HISD trustees approved the changes after hearing complaints that the use of those long-time mascots and cultural references are derogatoryTags:HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Four HISD schools have new mascots and they were announced today by HISD's superintenden ... [Published KTRK TV - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers in Atherton Elementary Testing Scandal Appeal to the TEA Commissioner

Screen grab from houstonisd.org Principal Albert Lemons and Superintendent Terry Grier in what seems to have been happier times The Atherton Elementary teaching scandal entered its next phase Monday when the attorney for the three teachers who Houston ... [Published Houston Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

HISD students face off in head-to-head culinary challenge

HOUSTON -It’s a head-to-head challenge against their peers. Students from the Houston Independent School District are battling it out in the kitchen, seeing who can create the healthiest, most delicious school lunch.Seven teams from HISD schools battled ... [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

HISD looking to fire 3 teachers for cheating

HOUSTON (FOX 26) -Houston ISD is claiming it's five month investigation of alleged cheating at Atherton Elementary turned up enough evidence to justify the firing of three of six teachers under scrutiny."We have to make sure our testing is validated, ... [Published MyFox Houston - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

HISD: Teachers investigated for testing irregularities could lose jobs

HOUSTON -Three Houston ISD teachers could lose their jobs after an investigation into testing irregularities.The results come after a nearly five month independent investigation of three teachers at Charles Atherton Elementary School.According to a news ... [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Syllabus: Open searches

I've covered plenty of leadership searches in my time at the N&R. My favorite remains the one that brought Terry Grier to Guilford County. Once the Guilford County school board realized I was parked in the front lobby of a hotel out by the airport, it ... [Published News-Record.com - Mar 31 2014]
Entities: Terry Grier, Leadership
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

HISD administrator finalist for Cedar Hill ISD’s top job

Orlando Riddick (photo from HISD)HISD’s former chief high school officer, Orlando Riddick, has been named the lone finalist for the superintendent’s job in Cedar Hill ISD south of Dallas.Riddick was Superintendent Terry Grier’s third high school chief ... [Published Houston Chronicle - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Dodson Elementary fight’s back against school closing

HOUSTON, TX – As if Spring Break wasn’t enough time off for Houston Independent School District students. Protesters at Dodson Elementary are asking kids to miss even more, calling for a day long boycott of the school.HISD lists low enrollment as the ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Mar 24 2014]

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...It is, therefore, imperative that we have access to reliable and unbiased test results," said HISD Superintendent Terry Grier. "we take these findings very seriously and will present the information to authorities for their review and consideration. state law requires the district to report test security violations to the texas education agency."

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City schools chief ready to fight for change [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 20 2014]
Houston ISD unveils Literacy by 3 plan [Published Waller County News Citizen - Apr 18 2014]
HISD unveils new mascots [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 17 2014]
HISD reveal new mascots for four schools with N... [Published 12 News Now - Apr 15 2014]
New Mascots for HISD Schools [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Apr 15 2014]
HISD unveils new mascots for Lamar, Westbury an... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Apr 15 2014]
HISD reveal new mascots for four schools with N... [Published KTRK TV - Apr 15 2014]
New mascots revelaed for 4 HISD schools [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 15 2014]
Teachers in Atherton Elementary Testing Scandal... [Published Houston Press - Apr 15 2014]
HISD students face off in head-to-head culinary... [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 12 2014]
HISD To Announce Four Mascot Replacements [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Apr 12 2014]
HISD board looking for way to increase school b... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Apr 11 2014]
School board tables discussion of Dodson Elemen... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Apr 11 2014]
The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend:... [Published Houston Press - Apr 11 2014]
Decision final: HISD to close Dodson Elementary [Published KTRK TV - Apr 11 2014]
HISD looking to fire 3 teachers for cheating [Published MyFox Houston - Apr 10 2014]
HISD: Teachers investigated for testing irregul... [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 10 2014]
Yale to host Houston students [Published Yale Daily News - Apr 08 2014]
Houston Schools Adopt Mexican-American Studies ... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 03 2014]
The Syllabus: Open searches [Published News-Record.com - Mar 31 2014]
Dual-language program grow despite challenges [Published Houston Chronicle - Mar 31 2014]
The Boycott is Just the Beginning - Parents and... [Published Forward Times - Mar 26 2014]
HISD administrator finalist for Cedar Hill ISD’... [Published Houston Chronicle - Mar 25 2014]
Dodson Elementary fight’s back against school c... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Mar 24 2014]
Dodson to be closed, Jones to be revamped [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 15 2014]
Houston Independent School District today annou... [Published Guidry News - Mar 15 2014]
HISD names new chief of major projects [Published Waller County News Citizen - Mar 14 2014]
Students, parents react after HISD vote to clos... [Published KTRK TV - Mar 14 2014]
HISD board closes one school, repurposes another [Published Waller County News Citizen - Mar 14 2014]
In rowdy meeting, HISD votes to spre one school... [Published Houston Chronicle - Mar 14 2014]
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HISD unveils new mascots [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 17 2014]
Here they are . The cafeteria at Hamilton Middle School showcases a painting of a Native American in a feathered headdress. Students wear collared shirts with a similar symbol. They were, until Tuesday, the Hamilton Indians. Now, with a new ...
Dodson to be closed, Jones to be revamped [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 15 2014]
In the end, only one school was closed by HISD, but a lot of people are still upset about the whole thing. During a rowdy meeting where police had to quiet shouting protestors, the Houston school board narrowly agreed Thursday to close Dodson ...
Last stand against school closures [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 13 2014]
Last chance , too. Community activists called Tuesday for HISD to spare two schools from closure in a last-ditch effort that included filing a federal civil-rights complaint alleging racial discrimination. Charles X. White, president of the ...
Three of five schools escape closure [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 10 2014]
For now , at least. The other two are still on the block. Juliet Stipeche Three small schools will be spared from closure at the urging of Houston school board president Juliet Stipeche, but Jones High and Dodson Elementary remain on the potential ...
Texas AG Abbott: Parents Aren’t Powerless Again... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 04 2014]
"Does a school district using Common Core in any way to teach state standards violate the law?"  That was the question asked by Senator Dan Patrick (R-Houston), Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. The senator asked in a December 2013 letter ...
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