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What are Houston Schools Doing to Attract More Bilingual Teachers?

Schools districts around the Greater Houston area say they’re struggling to hire and keep enough bilingual teachers for their classrooms. Some districts are using incentives and other strategies to attract bilingual educators. We hear about their efforts. We hear from Dr. Patricia Morales, Bilingual Specialist with the Harris County Department of Education, and Dr. Robin […]

Schools districts around the Greater Houston area say they're struggling to hire and keep enough bilingual teachers for their classrooms. Some districts are using incentives and other strategies to attract bilingual educators. We hear about their efforts.

We hear from Dr. Patricia Morales, Bilingual Specialist with the Harris County Department of Education, and Dr. Robin Williams, HR Director for Aldine ISD Elementary Schools.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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