Parent Survey responses suppressed by Miles: Parents don't want NES in their schools

[en español clic aquí] HISD families are opposed to the state takeover and the harmful impact on students and their learning. Yet, in February, the state-appointed superintendent Miles announced that 19 more Houston ISD schools “chose to opt into” the New Education System (NES) for the 2024-25 school year.  Read more

UH Professor stands up for schoolchildren and teachers

[en español clic aquí] Come to the CVPE in person meeting this Saturday from 12:30-2:30 pm at Covenant Baptist Church. 4949 Caroline. Together, we can fight for our schools, our schoolchildren and teachers!! RSVP at http://HoustonCVPE.org/3_2mtg. Read more

Parents are very concerned

[en español clic aquí]Miles is razor-sharp focused on spin and propaganda. How else can one reconcile his statement that the overwhelming majority of parents, teachers and students love the takeover. Parents at Bell and Benavides would disagree. Young children are wetting themselves because they are not allowed to use the restroom during instruction per Miles. Read more

These boots were made for walking to get out the vote!

[en español clic aquí] Let’s help elect candidates who stand up for strong public schools and oppose privatization. We must continue to organize in our communities. We must fight for our legal rights in court and we must change the laws at the state level to help our schoolchildren have the schools they rightly deserve. Together we can. Can you join our two endorsed candidates this weekend to talk to voters? Read more

Mike Miles is putting our children at risk

[en español clic aquí] Mike Miles is right about one thing: adults are the problem. Adults inside the system who profit off our children. Adults who put them at risk. Adults like Mike Miles. "Some students have already been suspended," Miles said. "Walking out is dangerous for kids, and adults outside the system should not be encouraging that. It's not good for kids to be outside the school; it's not safe, and encouraging that kind of behavior is irresponsible for adults, especially adults who are not inside the school." Read more in this open Houston Chronicle link. Read more

HISD principal turnover hits more than 20%

[en español clic aquí] HISD principal turnover hits more than 20% since the state takeover! Turnover is highest at NES campuses but parents at Bush ES, Ross ES, Love ES, Bell ES, Crocket, Westbury HS and all over the district are expressing concerns at meetings"that recent changes to our school’s policies are detrimental to our students and teachers." Read more

Books belong in school; Attend Read-In Thur

Read-In [en español clic aquí] Mike Miles is expanding his harmful NES program to 40 more schools. In an interview last week, the HISD superintendent said that BOOKS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN NES schools; and if students want books, they can read them after school. Read more

A Day in the Life of an NES third grader

[en español clic aquí] What has a Day in the Life of an NES third grader been like this year? Click here to see the lessons and the many DAILY 10 minute tests forced on children as a result of this harmful takeover. Read more

Help elect our 501c4 endorsed candidates Lauren Simmons and Danny Norris

Here's another way you can fight for our schoolchildren and teachers. Help our two endorsed candidates for state representative! They are both running in the Democratic primary against incumbents whose votes have harmed our schools. Our 501c4 members voted to endorse them in January because Lauren Simmons and Danyahel (Danny) Norris share our values. Read more

Fire Mike Miles for his harmful policies

[en español clic aquí] Mike Miles is expanding his harmful system to up to 40 more schools. Our children need rich meaningful instruction, more funding, more experienced teachers, and more wraparound support but not what Miles is selling.     Read more