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A New School Year Begins with New Superintendent, Auditor Lawsuit and Campus Carry

A new school year begins Aug. 22, 2016, for many school districts in Greater Houston, including HISD. To discuss some of the major issues facing Houston schools heading into the new year, we talk with Laura Isensee, News 88.7’s education reporter. We discuss new leadership at HISD, with Richard Carranza likely becoming the new superintendent. […]

School Bus Education Illustration - MHagertyA new school year begins Aug. 22, 2016, for many school districts in Greater Houston, including HISD. To discuss some of the major issues facing Houston schools heading into the new year, we talk with Laura Isensee, News 88.7’s education reporter.

We discuss new leadership at HISD, with Richard Carranza likely becoming the new superintendent. We talk about the lawsuit the district faces from its chief auditor. And many area colleges campuses begin the new year with the state’s new “campus carry” law in effect.

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