HISD TAKEOVER - June 2023
National Media Social media
General Info/Takeover Unexpected media
Carpenter, Jacob. “Read our full hour-long interview with Mike Miles, Houston ISD’s new superintendent.” Houston Landing, 1 June 2023.
McKinley, Edward. “HISD takeover signals Texas Education Agency's increasing sway in schools under GOP-led Legislature.” Houston Chronicle, 2 June 2023.
Sessions, Kennedy. “New HISD leadership hires New York consulting firm to transform district: HISD Superintendent Mike Miles confirmed New York City-based consulting firm Kitamba will spearhead district reforms following the state's takeover.” Chron.com, 5 June 2023.
Lankenau, Regina. “Librarians do a lot more than check out books, Superintendent Miles (Opinion).” Houston Chronicle, 8 June 2023. Includes quotes from Debbie Hall & Dorcas Hand. Tweeted 8 June 2023 #FReadomFighters
Kelly, Sam González. “Mike Miles' plan to reform 29 HISD schools has parents, teachers on an 'emotional roller coaster' “ Houston Chronicle, 15 June 2023 (Updated 18 June 2023).
Goodwin, Anastasia. “Most HISD schools targeted for reforms are well-performing, minority campuses, data shows.” Houston Chronicle, 20 June 2023.
Opinion / Letters to the Editor
National Education Media
Ravitch, Diane. “Houston: Most Schools Targeted for “Reform” Were Performing Well, with Overwhelmingly Poor Kids.” DIANE RAVITCH's blog, 26 June 2023.
Unexpected Media Mentions
Lopez, Brian. “Texas’ pick to lead Houston’s schools used aggressive, polarizing methods in Dallas.” Texas Tribune, 21 June 2023 (Updated 29 June 2023).
Hardy, Michael. “Welcome to Houston’s No-Longer-Independent School District.” TEXAS MONTHLY, 22 June 2023.