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  1. Recovery high school Fortis Academy welcomes new principal

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    July 9, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    An unconventional school requires a multifaceted leader, someone with a caring, service-orientated nature. Travita Slay Godfrey brings those qualities to …
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  2. Highpoint student gets ultimate wish-list item from HCDE teacher: adoption

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    July 9, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Three years ago, HCDE Highpoint School student Isaac Devin Courtney was in reading class with teacher Maria McLean, stuck on …
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  3. Harris County Commissioners present first-ever County Connections Youth Summer Initiative awardees with checks

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    July 1, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Over the past two weeks, Harris County commissioners from all four precincts presented checks to County Connections Youth Summer initiative …
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  4. GED student Madison overcomes health, academic roadblocks along the path to success

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    June 30, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Rhanda Madison’s quest to earn her GED was anything but easy. The determined grandmother started her journey five years ago, …
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  5. You may see ones and zeros, but Rizwan Hussain sees a way forward for students

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    June 30, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Where most see numbers, Rizwan Hussain sees a map to the past, present, and future. “Data tell a story,” he …
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  6. In a first, CASE Debates team takes top prize at 2021 National Speech & Debate Championships

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    June 24, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    For Rodrigo Trujillo, it was the perfect culmination of his high school debate career—taking top team honors at one of …
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  7. Courtney Waters Named Principal of Highpoint School East

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    June 24, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Harris County Department of Education proudly announced Courtney Waters as the new principal of Highpoint School East during the June …
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  8. First-ever Ecobot Challenge hosted by ABS West taking shape

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    June 17, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Harris County Department of Education is gearing up for the first-ever Ecobot Challenge Robotic Competition hosted by Academic and Behavioral …
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  9. CASE for Kids Coordinator Izaguirre takes, then gives back through afterschool

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    June 16, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Afterschool activities became the change agent for a timid, young boy named Adrian Izaguirre, who grew up in a low …
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  10. HCDE senior director of therapy services leads practitioners in workshop during statewide conference

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    June 10, 2021 by HCDE-Texas

    Nearly 500 occupational and physical therapists working in school-based environments from across the state attended the 2nd biennial Texas Occupational …
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