Houston Matters

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.


Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He...

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