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Charter school students invited to enroll in HISD

The Houston Independent School District is inviting students from the Children First Academy, a charter school closed this week by the Texas Education Agency, to enroll in HISD.


Students, community celebrate new Atherton Elementary School

Hundreds of students at Atherton Elementary are heading back to school at a state-of-the-art building in northeast Houston.


School district loses crossing guards due to budget cuts

Students are forced to cross a street without crossing guards because of budget cuts.


Boy, 11, enrolls as TCU freshman

An 11-year-old boy has become TCU's youngest student in the university's history.


Fort Bend ISD police work to keep weapons out of schools

The new school year has officially begun and so begins the battle to keep deadly weapons off school campuses, off school buses and out of the classroom.


Principal doesn't allow parents to escort kids to class on first day

On Monday, the school's new principal broke a tradition that allowed parents to escort their students to classrooms on the first day of the school year.

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HPD: Slow down in school zones as students start new year

Monday marks the first day of class for students in the Houston Independent School District, which means drivers are having to pay careful attention to school zones.


HISD welcomes 7,000 former North Forest ISD students

Less than two months after the state forced the annexation of North Forest ISD, HISD welcomed about 7,000 former North Forest students Monday.

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Man fulfills dream of teaching at age 61

His journey to his classroom took decades, but the first-year teacher said he knows this is what he was meant to do.


Stuff the Bus sees record-breaking year

For 19 days Kroger and KPRC Local 2 teamed up for a school supply drive called 'Stuff the Bus.' Customers donated pre-packaged supply kits and made donations at any Kroger checkout.


Back 2 School: Getting 4 kids ready for the first day

Kids from all over the Houston-area are back in the classroom for the first day of school.

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Freebie Friday: Free immunizations

Several places will be offering free immunizations to get your children up to date on their shot records before school starts.

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