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How a Principal and Student Handled the Recent Flood

While the historic flooding this spring devastated homes and neighborhoods, it also closed some schools for as much as a week. Those campuses have started to return to normal. But the floodwaters brought some unexpected challenges. News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee has more with this conversation between a principal and a student in our […]

Laura Isensee | Houston Public Media Isaiah Lucas, 17 is a senior at Cypress Falls High School. Becky Denton has been principal there for the last eight years.

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While the historic flooding this spring devastated homes and neighborhoods, it also closed some schools for as much as a week. Those campuses have started to return to normal. But the floodwaters brought some unexpected challenges.

News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee has more with this conversation between a principal and a student in our ongoing series Inside the Classroom.

(Above: Isaiah Lucas, 17, is a senior at Cypress Falls High School. Becky Denton has been principal there for the last eight years. Photo: Laura Isensee, Houston Public Media)

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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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