1. Harris County Department of Education board votes to lower tax rate for 7th consecutive year

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    September 17, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Through a unanimous vote, Harris County Department of Education’s Board of Trustees voted to lower the tax rate for a …
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  2. HCDE Board of Trustees approves additional $101,300 for Tools for Teachers program

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    September 17, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    This week, Harris County Department of Education’s (HCDE) Board of Trustees unanimously approved funding for an additional 1,013 $100 credits …
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  3. HCDE urges safety during power outages

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    September 13, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Beyond the immediate threat to those living in its path, there is a potential for widespread power outages when a …
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  4. Employee of the Month: Patches Mohammed teaches compassion beyond the classroom

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    September 10, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Compassion for others is perhaps one of the most important lessons students can learn through their education. Patches Mohammed, Harris …
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  5. When former prison inmate Damon West speaks, Highpoint, Fortis students listen

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    September 10, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Highpoint School East and Fortis Academy students heard some wise words from a special guest Tuesday. Former inmate Damon West …
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  6. Center for Safe and Secure Schools offers guidance to keep children with special needs safe in emergencies

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    September 9, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Are children safe? This question is carefully considered for all children, but it requires a deeper analysis for parents and …
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  7. Center for Safe and Secure Schools offers guidance in helping kids cope with disasters

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    September 7, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Following a disaster, it is as essential to guard children’s social and emotional health as their physical safety and security. …
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  8. Fortis Academy students introduced to restorative circles as part of new approach on campus

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    September 3, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    This week, new Fortis Academy Principal Travita Godfrey, in partnership with the Center for Safe and Secure School’s (CSSS) Climate …
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  9. HCDE offers tips for pet preparedness in emergencies

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    September 3, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Making an emergency plan for your pets is as important as creating one for your family. In light of National …
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  10. Stay cool: HCDE urges heat safety

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    September 2, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    The start of September sounds like a welcome relief from the sweltering summer, but it is important to stay prepared …
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