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Respected Houston ISD finance chief Melinda Garrett dies at 65

Surrounded by supporters Melinda Garrett, (center) is applauded as she was announced as the HISD interim CFO at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center during an HISD board meeting Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, in Houston. ( Johnny Hanson / Chronicle ) As chief financial officer of Houston ISD for 11 years, Melinda Garrett helped pilot the state’s largest school ... Read More »

Kent ISD leading effort to elevate high-quality math education

Students in Forest Hills STEM Academy that launched for eligible students in the district last year at Forest Hills Northern. GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Math literacy and reading literacy are equally important skills for the 21st century, educators say. The Kent Intermediate School District is leading an initiative with educational leaders who have a laser-focused goal of supporting students in becoming ... Read More »