Author Archives: Houmanitarian

JJ Watt Charity Classic is a Big Hit With Fans & Community

Texans star JJ Watt continues to support youth athletics in Houston (and his native Wisconsin) through his growing charity softball game. And in return for his work on the field and off, the community responds, showing his charity respect and $upport. (Video: KIAH 39 Newsfix)

UTMB-Galveston Doctors in Nepal Pressed into Immediate Service After Earthquake

Just minutes after landing in Nepal last week for a previously scheduled medical mission, physicians from the Galveston medical school found themselves pressed into service to help those hurt in the initial quake.
(Video: KPRC 2 News)

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UTMB group helps care for Nepal’s injured (The Galveston Daily News)

Houston School Rankings Released for 2015:

How Did Your Child’s School Do?

CHILDREN AT RISK | Speaking Out and Driving Change for ChildrenFor the 10th year running, Houston-based Children at Risk released its report of school ranking throughout the Houston region. Results are based on a combination of factors (PDF) but focus is almost always drawn back to under performing schools, usually in low income areas of the city and state. To look at the findings in detail, and see where your school ranks, see the Children at Risk webpage here.

 

RELATED: Which Houston Schools are Performing the Best and the Worst? Interview with Dr Bob Sanborn (Houston Public Media)

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