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January 30, 1999 | Reuters
A teacher found a dead frog among the serving of healthful greens she got with her school lunch, officials said Friday. Melody Vizi, a teacher at the Bonner Elementary School in southeast Houston, made the discovery at lunch Wednesday, a Houston Independent School District spokeswoman said. Aramark Corp., which provides food management services to the district's 270 schools, said every effort was being made to find out what had gone wrong and to prevent it from happening again.
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February 17, 2001 | From Associated Press
Education Secretary Rod Paige, former head of the Houston Independent School District, was named 2001 superintendent of the year Friday. The award was the latest of several national honors for Paige, the first black U.S. education secretary. He was given the National Alliance of Black School Educators' top superintendent award in November. Two years ago, he was honored by fellow urban school chiefs.
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February 17, 2001 | From Associated Press
Education Secretary Rod Paige, former head of the Houston Independent School District, was named 2001 superintendent of the year Friday. The award was the latest of several national honors for Paige, the first black U.S. education secretary. He was given the National Alliance of Black School Educators' top superintendent award in November. Two years ago, he was honored by fellow urban school chiefs.
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January 30, 1999 | Reuters
A teacher found a dead frog among the serving of healthful greens she got with her school lunch, officials said Friday. Melody Vizi, a teacher at the Bonner Elementary School in southeast Houston, made the discovery at lunch Wednesday, a Houston Independent School District spokeswoman said. Aramark Corp., which provides food management services to the district's 270 schools, said every effort was being made to find out what had gone wrong and to prevent it from happening again.
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October 24, 1991 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The true depth of mascot love was put to a rigorous test at Houston's Robert E. Lee High, home of the Generals. Beginning in the mid 1980s, officials launched a program to eradicate what they saw as offensive relics of the school's heritage. Phased out were the playing of "Dixie" as the fight song and the waving of Confederate Stars and Bars flags at sporting events. The school's colors, gold and gray, were changed to gold and black.
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October 24, 1991 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The true depth of mascot love was put to a rigorous test at Houston's Robert E. Lee High, home of the Generals. Beginning in the mid 1980s, officials launched a program to eradicate what they saw as offensive relics of the school's heritage. Phased out were the playing of "Dixie" as the fight song and the waving of Confederate Stars and Bars flags at sporting events. The school's colors, gold and gray, were changed to gold and black.
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