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Houston Independent School District - History - Hurricane Katrina
... refugees from the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina who were residing in Houston ... The Houston Astrodome, the shelter used for hurricane refugees, is located within the HISD boundaries ... Many Katrina refugees stayed for the long term within the Houston ISD boundaries ...
Kashmere High School - History
... Kashmere, with Jack Yates High School and Sam Houston High School, are the three high schools in Houston ISD which were consistently low-performing in test scores from ... While Yates got an acceptable rating in 2005, Sam Houston and Kashmere continued to get unacceptable ratings ... When the Houston ISD administration threatened closure if another "unacceptable" rating came the following year, the local community protested ...
Lamar High School (Houston, Texas) - History
... In the 19th century Michael Louis Westheimer, a German immigrant who arrived in Houston in 1859, bought a 640-acre (2.6 km2) farm at an auction for $2.50 per acre ... The Houston Independent School District built and established Lamar on the former site of Westheimer's farm in 1936 ... Earlier the Southampton Civic Club attempted to persuade Houston ISD to build Lamar at a lot along Kirby and West Alabama the attempt failed and Lamar was built across from River Oaks ...
Carnegie Vanguard High School - History
... The Houston ISD Vanguard program was designed to serve the needs of gifted and talented students ... From fall 1977 to spring 2002 the Houston ISD High School Vanguard Program was a separate program located at Jesse Jones High School ... It is one of the many "Magnet" schools in Houston ISD designed to attract a diverse ethnicity of students without forced bussing that were created ...
Houston Independent School District - Houston ISD Television Channel
... Houses in the Houston ISD area get the Houston ISD channel on cable ... Channel 18 of Comcast Channel 76 of Phonoscope Communications Channel 96 of TV Max Channel 18 of Cebridge ...

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