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HISD Superintendent Discusses Possible Recommendations For Lower-Performing Schools

Richard Carranza discusses which schools might be affected and what the recommendations are.


Kashmere High School, one of the Houston schools that has faced the threat of a state takeover.

The Houston Independent School District is considering some recommendations for a number of lower-performing schools.

To discuss those recommendations, Houston Matters talks with Superintendent Richard Carranza. We discuss which schools, what makes them “low performing,” and what the recommendations are.

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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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