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Collaboration with KERA’s ‘Think’ Examines Race, Education and Poverty

On Wednesday (March 8, 2017), Houston Matters is collaborating with KERA’s Think in Dallas for a conversation about race, education and poverty. Hosts Krys Boyd and Craig Cohen will guide the hour-long discussion looking at how these three aspects are intertwined. Here in Houston, we’ll talk with News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee, who’s been […]

GFXHM-BannerOn Wednesday (March 8, 2017), Houston Matters is collaborating with KERA's Think in Dallas for a conversation about race, education and poverty.

Hosts Krys Boyd and Craig Cohen will guide the hour-long discussion looking at how these three aspects are intertwined.

Here in Houston, we'll talk with News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee, who's been following a high school in East Houston as it implements changes using a $10 million grant.

Think will talk to KERA reporter Stella Chavez, who has been stationed in a high school for the last few months, about her observations there.

Then, we'll be joined by experts in these areas to field your questions and comments.

WHAT: An joint hour of radio examining race, education and poverty.
WHO: Houston Matters and Think from KERA in Dallas
WHEN: Wednesday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
WHERE: News 88.7 (KUHF), KERA (90.1 in Dallas), and online at HoustonPublicMedia.org.

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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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