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How Bringing Public and Charter Students Under One Roof Helped Spring Branch ISD

One Greater Houston school district, facing up to some under-performing schools, has sought to improve them by partnering with area charter schools to bring public and charter students under one roof. Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin talks with Spring Branch ISD Superintendent Duncan Klussmann about this “marriage” of two approaches to education which are sometimes perceived […]

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One Greater Houston school district, facing up to some under-performing schools, has sought to improve them by partnering with area charter schools to bring public and charter students under one roof.

Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin talks with Spring Branch ISD Superintendent Duncan Klussmann about this “marriage” of two approaches to education which are sometimes perceived as working against one another.

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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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