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At schools across Houston, students and parents protest Texas Education Agency’s takeover of state’s largest district

At one elementary school, protesters chanted as the school day was about to begin. Parents sought petition signatures at a high school. The demonstrations are planned throughout the day.

Parents and students gather in front of Sinclair Elementary in Houston,TX., to protest the state takeover off HISD on April 6,2023.

An student at Northside High School in Houston holds a sign protesting the TEA takeover of HISD, on April 6,2022.
Students of Carnegie Vanguard High School in Houston,TX walk out in the rain in protest to TEA taking over HISD, April 6,2023.

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