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29 Houston schools will look different next school year — cameras in classrooms, no librarians, higher pay for teachers

Posted on · Many reform-minded community members believe the New Education System is a step towards better student outcomes. Critics argue the changes will impose a uniform education model on low-income communities across Houston who had no say in its formation, while leaving affluent communities untouched. 

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Houston sports tech company planning ‘Pokatok,’ a downtown festival and expo, for April 2024

Posted on · The vision for the four-day event, being organized by Gow Companies, is to serve as a world's fair for sports, with attractions for community members as well as those in the athletic, gaming and technology industries.

Award-winning Blues Artist Ruthie Foster


I SEE U, Episode 77: The Thrill is Ruthie Foster [Encore]

Posted on · Four-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and Navy veteran, Ruthie Foster speaks candidly about how the U.S. military served as an escape for her and many others in sparsely populated areas who simply desired so much more out of life. his episode is an encore of the March 4, 2023 original broadcast.

Houston Matters

Voting rights in Texas (June 9, 2023)

Posted on · On Friday's show: The Supreme Court issued a surprise decision striking down Alabama’s Congressional maps for minimizing Black voters’ influence to one district. Could there be implications for Texas?

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Ex-Houston ISD superintendent Millard House II lands similar job in Washington D.C. area

Posted on · House served as HISD's superintendent from 2021 until last week, when he was replaced by Mike Miles as part of a long-planned takeover of the district by the Texas Education Agency.