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Full Show: Carranza Leaving HISD, And Primary Election Day (March 6, 2018)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Superintendent Richard Carranza is leaving HISD. We recap what’s at stake on Primary Election Day. We discuss school safety in Greater Houston. And Stephanie Wittels Wachs talks about her new memoir.


On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Houston ISD's superintendent Richard Carranza announced Monday that he intends to leave Texas' largest school district to lead the nation's largest in New York City. We hear reactions from around Houston and discuss what it means for the district going forward.

Also this hour: It’s Primary Election Day. We recap what’s at stake and what you need to know to cast your ballot today. Then, in light of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, we talk with representatives of Houston ISD and Clear Creek ISD about how they plan to ensure the safety of their schools.

Plus, we learn about a series of videos that seek to find the “rational middle” on immigration reform. And Stephanie Wittels Wachs talks about her new memoir Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful, which is about her late brother, comedy writer, producer, and actor Harris Wittels.

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