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Full Show: Student Voices On School Safety, And New ‘Right-To-Try’ Law (June 11, 2018)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: Student activists want their voices heard in a new school safety committee. We learn about some errors on recent STAAR tests. We discuss new federal legislation giving terminally ill patients the right to try experimental drugs. Veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers questions about your pets. And we get an update on Houston sports.

On Monday’s Houston Matters: As a newly formed Texas committee on school safety meets for the first time in Austin, students are calling on lawmakers to include their voices in the conversation. Organizers with March for Our Lives say they feel excluded from recent discussions about making schools safer. We hear from one of them.

And Texas is investigating how more than a hundred students at a Houston-area high school received zeros on recent standardized tests.

Also this hour: New federal legislation gives terminally ill patients the right to try experimental drugs that have yet to be fully approved by the FDA. We take a closer look at the legislation and discuss its pros and cons. Then, Dr. Lori Teller from the Meyerland Animal Clinic answers your questions about the health of your dog or cat. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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