Kinder Institute Research Sheds Light on Benefits of Bilingual Immersion Programs in Schools

Leah Binkovitz | May 12, 2017
The think tank’s partnership with the Houston Independent School District is helping policymakers understand the best ways to craft programs that teach students to be fluent in English in Spanish. Continue Reading

Despite Drop In Oil Prices, Houstonians Are Unflinchingly Optimistic About Economy

Ryan Holeywell | May 1, 2017
Almost two-thirds of residents give the local job market a positive rating, even though the Houston area’s unemployment rate exceeds the U.S. average. Continue Reading

Houston Has Long Been A Car City. Today, Residents Are Seeking Something Else.

Glissette Santana | May 1, 2017
More than half of survey respondents say they’d prefer to live in a mixed-use area rather than a community dominated by single-family homes. Continue Reading

Survey Results Show Houstonians Feel Safer Than Ever Before

Ryan Holeywell | May 1, 2017
Just 18 percent of residents surveyed say they’re “very worried” that they or a family member could become a violent crime victim, marking a record low. Continue Reading

If Houston Wants To Become More Inclusive, It Should Consider These Four Steps

Bill Fulton | April 25, 2017
Despite Houston’s long-held reputation as a relatively inexpensive big city, today, the city’s affordability gap is widening. Smart public policy can reverse that trend. Continue Reading