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What Do the Latest Rankings Tell Us About Houston Schools?

Each year, the nonprofit organization Children at Risk publishes a report ranking public schools in Greater Houston and across Texas. Their goal: to identify which schools are succeeding and which are struggling as a way to encourage parents, teachers and the community at large to discuss ways to improve public education. The 2016 report is […]

School Bus Education Illustration - MHagertyEach year, the nonprofit organization Children at Risk publishes a report ranking public schools in Greater Houston and across Texas. Their goal: to identify which schools are succeeding and which are struggling as a way to encourage parents, teachers and the community at large to discuss ways to improve public education.

The 2016 report is out, and Dr. Robert Sanborn of Children at Risk joins us to discuss the latest rankings.

MORE: 2016 Houston-Area School Rankings (Children at Risk, June 6, 2016)

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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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