Editorial: Texas has its own dirty secret

In light of the Penn State child sex abuse scandal we’re reminded of a dirty secret that impacts thousands of children in the state of Texas: sexual abuse. We’re all privy to this secret but it’s something that we’d just rather not think about....

Editorial: It’s time to back Grier, school reforms

If you were to stop an average Houstonian on the street and ask if he or she supports education reform, nearly all would say yes … and then they would go on to rattle off four or five improvements they would make, given the chance. Very few, however, would be able to...

Editorial: Provide Students Food for Learning

Below is an editorial I published with HISD Superintendent Terry Grier on the importance of the School Breakfast Program for student success, as it appeared in the Houston Chronicle this morning.  (Learn more about food insecurity in Texas.) Provide students food for...