08.06.2012 [Patch.com] - By JasonSpencer Nando's Peri Peri, a flamed-grilled Portuguese chicken restaurant, will open its eighth location in the Washington metro area Wednesday at Pentagon Row. The restaurant will host mock service Monday and Tuesday to prepare for the grand
02.06.2012 [Patch.com] - By JasonSpencer and James Cullum Former DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe, a likely 2013 Virginia gubernatorial candidate, spoke Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Democratic Party of Virginia's state convention at George Mason University in Fairfax.
31.05.2012 [Patch.com] - By JasonSpencer A world-renowned earthquake engineer who spent more than 30 years with the National Science Foundation engaged in a five-year scheme to pocket thousands of dollars in gifts and fraudulent payments, the US Department of Justice
30.05.2012 [Patch.com] - By JasonSpencer A 26-year-old alleged bank robber was taken into custody Wednesday morning approximately five minutes after a witness called police. Nathaniel Rush, 26, of College Park, Md., was arrested and charged with bank robbery and is currently
08.06.2012 [39online.com] - This is not exactly shocking, according to district spokesman JasonSpencer. "We knew this was going to be a much tougher test, and it delivered," he said. The STAR test replaced the TAKS test, and HISD officials say it's a lot harder.
07.06.2012 [MyFox Houston] - We knew this new set of exams was going to be tough and was going to really stretch our students," said JasonSpencer, HISD's spokesman. Nearly half of HISD's 9th graders failed the STAAR end of course writing exam. More than 40 percent missed the mark
05.06.2012 [Houston Chronicle] - The plan is under way - the administration considered the recruiting incentive an emergency - but the board still needs to sign off, said HISD spokesman JasonSpencer. The district is targeting teachers who work with ninth- and 12th-graders
01.06.2012 [Houston Chronicle] - HISD spokesman JasonSpencer would not discuss the district's test results until all the scores were compiled, but he said a "significant number" of ninth-graders failed the end-of-course exams and will have to retake them.
21.05.2012 [Houston Chronicle (blog)] - When the campus of 3370 students at 3325 Westheimer went dark, school officials decided to “err on the side of caution” and dismiss students for the day, said JasonSpencer, spokesman for the Houston Independent School District.
04.06.2012 [Houston Chronicle (blog)] - The plan is underway but the board still needs to sign off, according to HISD spokesman JasonSpencer said. The district is targeting teachers who work with ninth- and 12th graders, as those students are under intense pressure to pass the state exams.
18.05.2012 [Texas Watchdog] - HISD spokesman JasonSpencer said in an e-mail that he and district Chief Financial Officer Melinda Garrett intended “to make sure (reporters) have what you need to follow the conversation. If it's any consolation, I didn't have the documents either.
01.06.2012 [MyFox Houston] - JasonSpencer Spokesman for HISD says: The most recent data shows that each year, 92 percent of the district's highly effective teachers return to the district, while 55 percent of those teachers whose students make the least academic progress do not
30.05.2012 [ThisWeekNews] - JasonSpencer of Worthington, principal of Granby Elementary School in the Worthington City Schools. * Matthew Marx of New Albany, owner of Your Voice Integrated Marketing Solutions. * Heather Hartley of Columbus, director of public affairs for the US