HISD HR "asked" to Work Weekends after Department Layoffs

In the same month that HISD F Miles laid off almost half of the human resources department and less than a month after Miles required teachers at 28 schools to reapply for their jobs, many human resources employees were commanded to work extra hours, including weekends according to the Houston Chronicle. Other than to cause chaos and create problems, it makes no sense to lay off so many in HR, especially in light of the fact that the turmoil in staffing was initiated by F. Mike Miles. Read more

Sterile Cold and Cookie Cutter

[en español clic aquí] F Mike Miles plans to turn schools in Black and Latinx communities into sterile, silent places. And that is just wrong. Read more

Libraries no more & CVPE Saturday teach-in

[en español aqui] In HISD Superintendent Mile’s “brave new world,” affluent kids get libraries and librarians. But children who live in some of Houston’s most under-resourced neighborhoods get test prep worksheets, and their libraries converted to zoom discipline removal rooms. How is that equitable? Read more

HISD's Miles will convert some libraries into discipline areas, eliminate librarians

Reprinted from the Houston Chronicle HISD's Miles will convert some libraries into discipline areas, eliminate librarians   Read more

July 18th HISD "Community" Meeting

Watch the full recording of Mike Miles July 18th community meeting.  Read more

How Texas Law was Manipulated to Orchestrate the HISD Takeover

[en español aqui] Here's a 10-slide story that summarizes how Texas law and the Texas Education Code were used to take over Houston ISD, the largest school district in Texas. The state takeover of Houston ISD is not really about helping our schoolchildren at all. It is part of a broader attack on public education occurring across the country.    Read more

Discipline Removal Rooms instead of Libraries?

[en español aqui] Community Voices for Public Education (CVPE) is out here doing the WORK advocating for our children, teachers, and schools! For current members, it is time to pay your annual dues. Because of you, we've had some wins! Read more

July 13 Marshall Middle School Community Meeting

Video of Q & A with Mike Miles and parents/teachers at Marshall Middle School.  Read more

Often Questionable and Always Heartless

[en español aqui] On Tuesday, Miles met with over 300 Pugh parents. One parent told Miles that “Every single teacher at our school is gone. How is that good for our kids? Pugh and Eliot parents asked hard questions to an uncaring and dismissive Miles. Watch the video here.  Read more

Miles has been busy this week tearing our district apart

Mike Miles has been busy this week tearing our school district apart. He changes his plans so often and frames them with such slick aplomb that fact- checking him is as hard as it was to fact check Trump.  Please make plans to ask questions at any of Miles’ community meetings next week, Tue (7/11) at Pugh ES or this Thur (7/13) at Marshall MS. RSVP at houstoncvpe.org/events. Read more