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Why are Black schools failing?

Annually, Children at Risk announces its rankings of the state’s public schools. And every year in recent memory HISD has been home to the five lowest ranked high schools in the state—all being predominantly Black. This Texas reality is all too common nationally, and people are asking why. “A large portion of this is based […]