Terry Grier

Type: Person
Name: Terry Grier
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.

John Deasy was one of a group of big-city school leaders to push for radical change: More independent charter schools, using student test scores to help evaluate teachers and relying less on seniority when teachers are laid off.And Deasy's departure as ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

7 things to watch for at Great City Schools conference in Milwaukee

Big-city school superintendents from across the country will descend on Milwaukee this week to discuss how to improve America's metropolitan school systems.Nearly 1,000 superintendents will be attending the , which officially kicks off Wednesday.Here ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Agreement announced in wake of charges against Sharpstown HS principal

HOUSTON (KTRK) --An agreement was reached following charges last year against an HISD principal and two school administrators.In November, Sharpstown High School principal Robert Gasparello, as well as administrators Silvio Leiva and Jason Thomson were ... [Published KTRK TV - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 3 reports

HISD superintendent names Helen Spencer new chief communications officer

Tuesday 14th October, 2014Helen Spencer, formerly chief of staff for HISD superintendent Terry Grier, has been appointed as the new chief communications officer for the district. (Dave Einsel)... ... [Published Austinnews.net - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

HISD Board of Education approves creation of 2 magnet schools

Houston-area students will have two new magnet schools to choose from this fall.The HISD Board of Education unanimously approved the creation of the Energy Institute High School and the Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan at their monthly meeting ... [Published Bellaire Examiner - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

HISD approves tax rate hike

As architects prepare designs for dozens of new campuses, the Houston school board on Thursday approved a 1-cent tax rate increase to help pay down debt from the largest school district construction bond in Texas history.The board voted 7-1 to raise the ... [Published Houston Chronicle - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: Rate Hike, Property, Taxes
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

CoSN and AASA Launch Tech Toolkit for Superintendents

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the School Superintendents Association  today released a new toolkit designed to help current and aspiring superintendents build their knowledge, skills and confidence as technology leaders for their sc ... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Yoga joins the curriculum at HISD

HOUSTON, Tx. – Yoga-mania runs rampant in Houston Independent School District, and these kids are loving it.One student says, “It’s fun because you get to stretch and do things you like to do.”The new twisty turny up dog curriculum’s being offered at ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why Some Houston Students Are Practicing Yoga In PE Class

By: Laura Isensee , September 23rd, 2014 04:45 PMStudents in the third and fifth grades at Oak Forest Elementary are practicing yoga as well as breathing and stretching exercises for 30 minutes, twice a week.Dozens of elementary students are kneeling ... [Published Houston Public Media - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

HISD’s volunteer reading army

HISD’s number one priority is, or at least needs to be, improving reading performance. I really hope this will help. Leaders of the Houston Independent School District turned to the community on Thursday, launching the district’s largest volunteer ... [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Trying again with pre-K

Different approach , hopefully a different result will follow. On the first day of school for most Houston-area children, a coalition called “Early Matters” organized by the Greater Houston Partnership announced Monday it would release a 10-year ... [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Houston Newsmakers Aug. 24: Is Perry indictment politics or criminal?

HOUSTON -Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted on two felony charges relating to abuse of power. Perry and many of his supports say it is nothing more than politics at its worst and that he will be vindicated.Paul Simpson, chair of the Harris County ... [Published Click2Houston.com - Aug 22 2014]

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"Helen is results-oriented and deadline-driven, which is a powerful combination that makes her a perfect fit for this role," Grier said. "she is also committed to making sure our communications are timely and that they engage all stakeholders in hisd."

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Deasy's exit reflects other school battles acro... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 21 2014]
7 things to watch for at Great City Schools con... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Oct 20 2014]
Agreement announced in wake of charges against ... [Published KTRK TV - Oct 20 2014]
HISD superintendent names Helen Spencer new chi... [Published Austinnews.net - Oct 14 2014]
HISD superintendent names Helen Spencer new chi... [Published KTRK TV - Oct 14 2014]
HISD superintendent names Helen Spencer new chi... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Oct 13 2014]
HISD Board of Education approves creation of 2 ... [Published Bellaire Examiner - Oct 10 2014]
HISD approves tax rate hike [Published Houston Chronicle - Oct 10 2014]
CoSN and AASA Launch Tech Toolkit for Superinte... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Oct 09 2014]
CoSN, AASA Unveil New Resources to 'Empower' Su... [Published School Administrator - Oct 03 2014]
Yoga joins the curriculum at HISD [Published CW39 NewsFix - Sep 24 2014]
Why Some Houston Students Are Practicing Yoga I... [Published Houston Public Media - Sep 23 2014]
HISD’s volunteer reading army [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 13 2014]
Trying again with pre-K [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 27 2014]
Houston Newsmakers Aug. 24: Is Perry indictment... [Published Click2Houston.com - Aug 22 2014]
HISD emphasizing cyber safety as Power Up expan... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 13 2014]
HISD receives ‘met standard’ rating from TEA [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 08 2014]
4 Texas teachers accused of cheating take deals [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 08 2014]
HISD, HCC offer new Middle College High School [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jul 10 2014]
HISD passes its budget [Published Off the Kuff - Jun 21 2014]
HISD prepares its budget [Published Off the Kuff - Jun 19 2014]
HISD adjusting teacher evaluation system as leg... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jun 13 2014]
HISD magnet funding vote delayed till next week [Published Off the Kuff - Jun 11 2014]
HISD’s magnet funding remains on drawing board [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jun 10 2014]
What is the deal with Vanguard funding? [Published Off the Kuff - May 19 2014]
Hardman named Chief High School Officer at HISD [Published Waller County News Citizen - May 05 2014]
HISD does have a role to play in the Bush Found... [Published Off the Kuff - May 05 2014]
Houston ISD unveils Literacy by 3 plan [Published Waller County News Citizen - Apr 18 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]
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HISD’s volunteer reading army [Published Off the Kuff - Sep 13 2014]
HISD’s number one priority is, or at least needs to be, improving reading performance. I really hope this will help. Leaders of the Houston Independent School District turned to the community on Thursday, launching the district’s largest volunteer ...
Trying again with pre-K [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 27 2014]
Different approach , hopefully a different result will follow. On the first day of school for most Houston-area children, a coalition called “Early Matters” organized by the Greater Houston Partnership announced Monday it would release a 10-year ...
HISD passes its budget [Published Off the Kuff - Jun 21 2014]
They restored a lot of funding , but it’s the changes to magnet school funding that everyone is talking about. Bouncing back from recent cash-strapped years, the Houston school board Thursday approved a bigger budget that gives raises to all ...
HISD prepares its budget [Published Off the Kuff - Jun 19 2014]
Teacher pay raises and magnet school funding changes are the main points of interest. Terry Grier Thanks to rising property values, all Houston ISD employees would receive raises and schools would get more money for supplies, field trips or tutors ...
HISD magnet funding vote delayed till next week [Published Off the Kuff - Jun 11 2014]
You still have time to talk to your trustee about this. Terry Grier Superintendent Terry Grier’s administration has proposed standardizing how the programs are funded – a plan that would result in some schools losing tens or hundreds of thousands ...
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