The James Reese Career and Technical Center is still under construction by the Fort Bend ISD, but it is already being haunted by the skeletal remains of 95 black "convict" laborers whose graves were discovered at the construction site last February. The school district, the City of Sugar Land, and other interested organizations and individuals have been discussing the fate of … [Read more...] about Judge wants more input on plan for re-burying remains of laborers
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When I was a boy, I read the adventures of Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Along with his compadres Little John and Friar Tuck, Robin would waylay rich travelers to relieve them of their gold and then distribute to those oppressed by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. It was a good story and over the years, many movies about Robin Hood have been made, but none more famous perhaps … [Read more...] about Does Texas’ ‘Robin Hood’ law really take from the rich to give to the poor?
Dulles beat Bush 45-13 last Friday night at Mercer Stadium. The Vikings took a 14-0 first quarter lead, and never let the Bush offense gain any momentum, holding the Broncos to just eight first downs. Viking quarterback Cameron Peters completed 10 of 22 passes for 142-yards, and he rushed nine times for 54 yards and two touchdowns. Javian Myles rushed 15 times for 136 yards … [Read more...] about Dulles beats Bush 45-13, ties with Travis for second place
A recurring theme heard from various candidates who are running for election this November, is the candidates’ professed support for both giving teachers a raise while admonishing school districts to become more efficient in how they spend their tax dollars. Perhaps these statements stem from a lack of understanding as to how school finance works in Texas. It is an overly … [Read more...] about When will public schools become more efficient with tax dollars?
Three local school superintendents gave their yearly report to the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Wednesday at the Safari Texas Ranch during the chamber’s 11th annual State of the Schools luncheon. More than 500 people packed into the facility to hear Thomas Randle of Lamar CISD, Charles Dupre of Fort Bend ISD, and Robert Bostic of Stafford MSD talk about the accomplishments … [Read more...] about Superintendents report on the State of Schools