Via: How does $369,360 per child sound? To find out where that money goes, Real Simple we took a financial snapshot to offer a candid look at some of the best strategies for saving. 

Via: In a small room, tucked away in the Technology Center behind Worthing High, a group of hand selected students put in up to 11.5 hours a day at school.

Via: October is recognized as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month”. It can happen to anyone, yet the problem is often overlooked, excused, or denied.

Thousands of Houstonians now have this same idea. They are investing in their future by spending money on going back to school.

My Alma Mater Paul Quinn College in Texas has a partnership with PepsiCo aimed at providing affordable, healthy food options to economically depressed areas in Dallas.

What we must realize is that it was not wrong for people to want a new home or car. But it was wrong for financial institutions to prey on those desires with unbalanced financial solutions.

During the 20-plus years Harriett Ball taught in Texas public schools, her methods weren’t always applauded. She sometimes butted heads with a system that didn’t appreciate deviation from the norm. However, Ball was committed to her rambunctious teaching style, which is now nationally celebrated. She trained the founders of KIPP Academy (Knowledge Is Power Program) right here in Houston, Texas.

Via: Earlier this year the esteemed U.S. News and World Report listed Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL) as the second most diverse law school in the nation.

Via: The parents of 13 students with disabilities say there was no warning or due process when the state closed down their charter school.