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  1. Texas Senate gives preliminary OK to school-grading billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chron

    Individual public schools would be graded on their performance - from an A to an F, much like students - under legislation tentatively approved by the Texas Senate on Monday. Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, said his Senate Bill 6 would establish the new system to let parents know how their children's schools performed.

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  2. Editorial: At an education crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Houston Chronicle

    While Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick scampers down a rabbit trail in pursuit of costly school-voucher legislation, an influential public education policymaker in the House is doing what's right for Texas school children and Texas taxpayers.

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  3. Student wounded in Clear Brook HS stabbing in FriendswoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Houston Chronicle

    Classes at Clear Brook High School will be in session on Friday, a day after a freshman was stabbed by another student in an altercation on the campus. Authorities said a sophomore attacked the ninth-grader, stabbing him several times shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday in a biology class in the school in the 4600 block of FM 2351 in Friendswood.

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  4. YES Prep considers scratching plans to operate schools in Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Chron

    In 2013, a year after Houston-based YES Prep was named the nation's best charter school operator, leaders announced an expansion to Memphis. The move would be a test case to see if they could replicate their success in Tennessee, which had become a hotbed of education reform, blessed with start-up funds from the Obama administration's Race to the Top grant.

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  5. Mustangs in full gallop just in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Houston Chronicle

    Friendswood sophomore midfielder AJ Buchman, center, heads a ball during a corner kick drill at team practice on Feb. 2. Friendswood has picked the perfect time to snap out of its goal scoring funk. The playoffs are right around the corner.

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  6. Company honors its 2014 top-producing RealtorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Chron

    Realtor Amy Lippincott holds her award as Better Homes and Gardens Gary GreeneA A ATMs Top Producer for 2014. Joining her, from left, are managing partner Marilyn Eiland, Joe Carranza, Aimee Wiesner, managing partner Mark Woodroof, Natalie Johnson, Marcia Brittain and Scott Johnston.

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  7. Mustangs proving they belong with big boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Houston Chronicle

    Usually when a high school moves up in classification there is reason for it to be timid or at least curious about what things will be like playing against the bigger schools. In the case of Friendswood baseball, however, it's not like that.

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  8. Staff, media barred from 'public' Senate committee hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chron

    When the Senate Education Committee convened on the Senate floor Wednesday, just minutes after the day's session recessed, senators quickly discussed and passed a bill doing something about high school graduations. The reason: A new Senate rule, sergeants-at-arms insisted as they ordered staff and reporters to outside of a brass rail several feet away where the proceedings were mostly inaudible.

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  9. Senate school agenda vexes teacher groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chron

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick unveiled key portions of the upper chamber's education agenda on Tuesday, reviving proposals long unpopular with teacher groups that Patrick said would empower parents and help students leave poor-performing schools. "We'll be talking about school choice and pre-K at a later date," Patrick said at a morning press conference in the Capitol, flanked by members of the Senate Committee on Education .

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  10. Clear Creek win delivers messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Houston Chronicle

    Clear Creek junior Jesus Solano works for the ball against Clear Falls sophomore defender Jesus Veras during their district matchup at CCISD Veterans Memorial Stadium on Feb. 3. It has been several years since Clear Creek's boys soccer team had something worth writing home about. Last week the Wildcats may have changed that in a bold way.

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  11. Patrick touts comprehensive education planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chron

    While Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said the Senate would focus on "school choice" later this session, much of the package he and Senate leaders outlined Tuesday is part of a wider agenda that worries some educators.

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  12. Clear Creek among early favorites in 24-6ARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    The short list for potential Region III-6A baseball champions has to include Clear Creek. With all sorts of experience coming back for a team that was one of the best last year it makes sense that critics pick the Wildcats to go far yet again.

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  13. Friendswood nets postseason victory over Fort Bend TravisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    The Lady Mustangs shocked all of Houston when they defeated Clear Springs to end the Chargers' 67-game district winning streak. They used that momentum to finish the regular season on a seven-game winning streak and earn the No.

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  14. Friendswood, Dawson move up in class, still top finishersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Maybe it does not matter after all who Friendswood and Dawson swim against at the regional meet. They just keep finishing ahead of all of their competition.

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  15. No streak, no problem for Clear SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Clear Springs junior guard Brianna Jackson, center, drives to the hoop in front of a pair of Brazoswood defenders during their game at Clear Springs High School on Dec. 19. Clear Springs sophomore point guard Tarsharian Robinson works the ball upcourt against Brazoswood sophomore guard Mikayla Traweek during their game at Clear Springs High School on Dec. 19. Clear Springs head coach Pam Crawford watches her team play against Brazoswood during their game at Clear Springs High School on Dec. 19. Clear Springs sophomore point guard Tarsharian Robinson brings the ball upcourt against Brazoswood during their game at Clear Springs High School on Dec. 19. Clear Springs senior guard Christine Moffett sets for a free throw attempt against Brazoswood during their game at Clear Springs High School on Dec. 19. Clear Springs freshman point guard Dymond Gladney, right, works for a pass against ... (more)

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  16. Clear Falls has plans to achieve elite statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Clear Falls boys soccer coach Michael Balla during the Pearland Tournament on 1-28-12 at The Rig in Pearland. Clear Falls defeated Pearland 3-0.

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  17. Move up in class presents challenge to MustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Winning streak on the line: Friendswood's girls have won the last 15 district titles, and the boys have won 14 of 15. All of them came at the class 4A level. Returning talent: Six swimmers have state experience, including Cassie Nagle, Gina Fossati, Sydney Furry and Sadie Wilson, third in the medley relay in 2014.

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  18. Judge sends 'Money Mike' to jail for 180 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Chron

    Detective David Nettles stands in front of the Webster Police Department. Nettles investigated Michael Wayne McIntosh who police say handed out wads of cash to teen-age girls, eventually coaxing some to trade sex for money.

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  19. Lowe leads Mustangs to heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Friendswood High School head wrestling coach Michael Lowe leads freshman Zane Gomez, bottom, work his hold on sophomore Jared Staskyduring a team practice on Jan. 16. Friendswood High School junior Jacob Sadler tries to work out of a hold by teammate Christian Rains, also a junior, during a team practice on Jan. 16. Key players: Jr. Reid Berkenmeier , Sr. Jacob Brown , Fr. Dylan Gustafson , Sr. Christian Rains , Jr. Jacob Sadler , Sr. Austin Thatcher Some of the best coaches have built their programs from scratch based on their experience in the sport.

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  20. Attorney urges acquittal of 'Money Mike'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Chron

    The man nicknamed "Money Mike" for allegedly handing out cash to entice teenagers into sex acts should be found not guilty because of conflicting witness testimony, the defense told jurors Tuesday. "Those inconsistencies are enough for you to return a not-guilty verdict," defense attorney Charles Thompson told jurors during closing arguments following a four-day trial before Galveston District Court Judge Lonnie Cox .

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