By Ann Stern and Nancy Kinder, Houston Chronicle

There are 900,000 children who call Harris County home — children with dreams of becoming teachers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and leaders — but the reality is, we are not providing all our children with the education they need to achieve their dreams.

Half a million of our children attend school in Houston’s urban core — districts centrally located in Harris County where more than 70 percent of the students are economically disadvantaged. More than half of them are not receiving the type of education that will propel them to futures filled with opportunity…

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