Laura Isensee appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Our Secret Lives of Teachers series continues with Isis Smalls, who teaches English and coaches volleyball at a Houston middle school. She's also a beauty pageant winner.
Friday, November 21, 2014
For the first time in more than a decade, the Texas State Board of Education has adopted new social studies textbooks. But the process came with a few hiccups.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
When a child is suspended or expelled, it rarely improves his behavior or his academics. One school in Houston has adopted an old technique to handle student disputes: the healing circle.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Studies show that harsh policies, including criminalization, don't help the students who are removed from the classroom — and that schools punish black, Latino and disabled students more harshly.
Monday, September 02, 2013
Energy companies have begun paying for teachers to attend five days of all-expenses-paid training at a mine site. Not everyone is happy about the idea.