About Shelby Joe

Shelby Joe is General Academic's Founder and President. A Mississippi native, Shelby graduated from Rice University with a BA in Political Science in 2007. Having lived in both China and Germany and visited more than 25 countries, Shelby is an avid globalist and speaks Chinese Mandarin and German. He is also the founder of the edtech company Piqosity.

Top Houston ISD (HISD) Magnet Schools of 2018

For the 2018-2019 academic year, almost ten percent of Houston ISD (HISD) students participated in this year’s annual School Choice lottery; participation versus last year was essentially flat when growth was up 19% versus 2016. Families submitted an average of 2.5 applications each for a total of 52,123 applications [...]

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2017 HISD Board of Trustees Candidate Forum for District V at Rice University

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @7pm Spend an engaging and insightful evening at Rice University learning about the issues and the candidates for HISD's Board of Trustees District V. This non-partisan and non-endorsing informational event is hosted by General Academic and Rice University's Center for Local Elections in American Politics [...]

By |2020-02-21T17:50:14-06:00September 18th, 2017|Schools|0 Comments