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2 Houston-area educators snag prominent awards

The program, designed to recognize top educators and school districts, has awarded more than $8 million since 2002. “When I was sinking I thought, ‘When I grow up, I want to be a bilingual teacher and help kids like me be able to swim,’” Nanez told H-E-B. Verstrate, who grew up in El Salvador during…

Weekend Roundup: Where the UN Can Succeed Instead of Fail

The Paris climate accord, signed by 175 countries in April, was a high point of success for the United Nations. And the U.N. has also managed to focus governments around the world on sustainable development goals. Yet, on the security side of the equation, for which the U.N. was principally founded, the record is largely…