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Texas education agency ready to find new leaders for Houston school district, documents show

Texas’ education agency first moved to take over the district in 2019 after years of low student performance at a single Houston ISD high school. Critics said the district has made improvements since then.

(Left) Patricia Allen, a union organizer with Houston Educational Support Personnel, holds a poster along with her colleague against Texas Education Agency (TEA) takeover of Houston Independent School District (HISD) during a press conference regarding HISD's imminent state takeover in Houston, on Friday, March 3, 2023.

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