Alexandria Vera, 24, who was a teacher at an Aldine Independent School District
middle school near Houston, had pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child in November.
The district is largely within the boundaries of Spring Independent School District, although 173 acres is located within the boundaries of Aldine Independent School District
. The district is largely residential with 489 acres developed into 2,313 single family residential lots.
Gina Fiaschetti is a first-year teacher-librarian at Norma Garcia-Leza EC/PK Center in Aldine Independent School District
, a large inner city district of Houston, Texas.
Aldine Independent School District
(TX) was recently named the recipient of the 2009 Broad Prize for Urban Education, a distinction that carries with it $1 million in college scholarships for students.
The Aldine Independent School District
(AISD) outside Houston won the 2009 Broad Prize for Urban Education, the largest education award in the country, and as a result will receive $1 million in college scholarships from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation.
A day later (September 16), the Secretary joined philanthropist Eli Broad to announce Aldine Independent School District
as the winner of the 2009 Broad Prize for Urban Education--the largest education prize in America awarded to the most improved urban district.
Even as the district's percentage of low-income students has risen, student achievement in the Aldine Independent School District
(AISD)--a mid-sized urban district with 66 schools and 56,000 students on the northwest edge of Houston--has kept pace.
The other finalists, each receiving $125,000, include: Aldine Independent School District
near Houston and New York City DOE.
Abington Heights School District PA Aldine Independent School District
TX Alpine School District UT Avon Community School Corporation IN Avon Lake City Schools OH Bakersfield City School District CA Bay Shore Union Free School District NY Beachwood City School District OH Belmont School District MA Berea City Schools OH Borger Independent School District TX Boyertown Area School District PA Brentwood Union Free School District NY Buffalo Independent School District 877 MN Chesapeake City Schools VA Chesterfield Township Schools NJ Clarkstown Central School District NY Clayton County Public Schools GA Commack Public Schools NY Community Consolidated District No.
The district consists of approximately 604 acres in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston and within the Aldine Independent School District
. The district is located approximately 13 miles north of the central downtown business district.