Saturday, April 01, 2023

TEA to run HISD using Artificial Intelligence

In a shocking turn of events, Mike Morath, Commissioner of the Texas Education Agency taking over the Houston Independent School District, announced that he will be replacing its entire HISD administrative staff with AI technology. The decision, which was made in an effort to improve efficiency and reduce costs, will see robots take over all aspects of district management, from budgeting and hiring to curriculum development and teacher evaluations.

According to a spokesperson for the district, the AI technology being implemented is state-of-the-art and will be able to make decisions faster and more accurately than any human ever could. "We're confident that this move will revolutionize the way our schools are run and lead to better outcomes for our students," the spokesperson said.

The AI technology, which has been dubbed "Superintendent Robo," (powered by ChatGPT) is said to be incredibly advanced and able to learn and adapt to new situations quickly. However, some parents and teachers are concerned about the impact this could have on the human element of education.

"I just don't think a robot can replace the personal touch that a real human brings to teaching," said one concerned parent. "What happens if a student needs emotional support or guidance? Will the robot be able to provide that?"

Despite these concerns, the district remains committed to the AI technology and has even planned a special unveiling ceremony for Superintendent Robo next week. The ceremony will be attended by district officials and members of the media, who will be given a tour of the facility and a demonstration of the technology in action.

In an interview with a local news station, Superintendent Robo himself expressed excitement at the prospect of taking over the district. "I look forward to serving the students of the Houston Independent School District and ensuring that they receive the best education possible," he said, in a voice that was surprisingly human-like.

April Fools! While AI technology is advancing rapidly and has the potential to transform many aspects of education, it's unlikely that robots will be taking over the Houston Independent School District anytime soon. Happy April Fools' Day!

Everything above this sentence was written (with very minor tweaks) by ChatGPT with the prompt "Write a funny April Fools article about AI running the Houston Independent School District" 😲


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At 3:16 PM, April 04, 2023, Blogger VeracityID said...

I thought it was already run by a combination of Roombas and outdated Playstations running Grand Theft Auto.

At 4:43 PM, April 04, 2023, Blogger Tory Gattis said...



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