EdSurge Contributing Writer
Terry Grier

Terry Grier

Terry is the superintendent of the Houston Independent School District.
Brief Biography

Dr. Terry Grier has led the Houston Independent School District into the national spotlight by meeting the immediate challenges of urban education, while crafting a global vision for the nation’s seventh largest school district. During Dr. Grier's six years, HISD’s graduation rate has increased to an all-time high while dropout rates have been reduced by more than 50 percent. “PowerUp” has put laptops for anytime-anywhere learning in the hands of more than 40,000 high school students (all 65,000 by January 2016), created the district-wide HUB platform for collaboration to personalize teaching and learning, accelerated digital conversion and the elimination of textbooks.

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