See how Alvin ISD schools performed in the 2018-19 school year

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect the scores Bill Hasse and Pomona Elementary Schools and Fairview, Harby, Manvel and McNair Junior High Schools received from the state.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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This month's residential real estate data compares data for five local ZIP codes and takes a look at the Sedona Lakes neighborhood. (Elyssa Turner/Community Impact Newspaper)
DATA: A look at March residential real estate data in Pearland, Friendswood

This month's residential real estate data compares data for five local ZIP codes and takes a look at the Sedona Lakes neighborhood.

Here are the coronavirus updates to know May 22. (Community Impact staff)
12th COVID-19-related death reported in Brazoria County on May 22

The most recent loss from the coronavirus was a Pearland nursing home resident.

Pearland's Tutoring Club launches virtual platform

This program was expedited as the company is unsure how long students will be out of school for.

Bellissimo Day Spa is ready to reopen after COVID-19 forced it to close temporarily. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Bellissimo Day Spa reopens after COVID-19 closure

“For a while we didn’t know what was going to happen, but we continued to have faith and now we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel,” Co-owner Iris Wilt said.

Souq International Markets will open its new Katy-area location soon. (Susan Rovegno/Community Impact Newspaper)
ROUNDUP: Memorial Day business updates from the Houston area

Read some of the latest business news from the Greater Houston area on Community Impact Newspaper’s website.

Houston's unemployment rate hit a record high at 14.2%, leaving more than 450,000 workers unemployed. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)
Greater Houston area sees record-breaking unemployment rate in April at 14.2%

The previous high for the Greater Houston area's unemployment rate was set in January 2010 at 8.7%.

Harris County homeowners who are age 65 or older or who have disabilities can expect property tax relief this year in the form of expanded property tax exemptions. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County unanimously votes to increase homestead exemptions for seniors, the disabled

Harris County homeowners who are age 65 or older or who have disabilities can expect property tax relief this year in the form of expanded property tax exemptions.

Houston ISD interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan said she is exploring multiple options for the 2020-21 school year. (Screnshot via HISD TV)
Longer school days and more: Top stories from this week in Houston

Read the most popular stories covering the Greater Houston area from this week on Community Impact Newspaper’s website.

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LIST: What is open, closed in Texas and how businesses can operate

Texas openings are staggered with different opening dates and operating limits.

Texas Medical Center has seen nearly a 26% increase in COVID-19 discharges over the past few weeks. (Courtesy Texas Medical Center)
Texas Medical Center reports continued week-over-week increases in COVID discharges, deaths; hospitalizations, ICU numbers remain steady

Texas Medical Center has seen nearly a 26% increase in COVID-19 discharges over the past few weeks.

All patients, residents and staff at Texas' 23 state hospitals and supported living centers are to be tested for coronavirus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas to test all state hospitals, supported living centers for COVID-19

All patients, residents and staff at Texas' 23 state hospitals and supported living centers will be tested for coronavirus regardless of symptoms or exposure.

In a letter addressed to state agencies and higher education institutions, Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen said the reduced budget comes in preparation to the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on state finances expected to be felt in the coming months. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Budget cuts slated for Texas state agencies, higher education institutions in 2020-21 biennium

Texas state agencies and institutions of higher education to expect a 5% reduction in budget plans for the 2020-21 biennium as part of the state's response to the economic ramifications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.