HISD grant will fund five new magnet programs

HOUSTON The money will go towards two whole-school Montessori magnets – one at Garden Oaks Elementary and one at Dodson Elementary. The funds will also be used for a Health Science magnet at Whidby Elementary.

At the secondary level, Fondren Middle School will become an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme magnet school, and Jones High School will become a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math magnet.

HISD says the project will provide enriching experiences to students zoned to these schools as well as students from all parts of Houston.

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