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Full Show: HISD Accreditation Investigation, And Comedian Aasif Mandvi (Jan. 23, 2019)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: A state agency is investigating HISD, we discuss the latest political news, comedian Aasif Mandvi talks about his career, and we learn about an event called A Night of Philosophy and Ideas.

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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: The TEA has opened an investigation into the accreditation of HISD. News 88.7’s Laura Isensee explains.

Also this hour: From the continuing government shutdown, to the Supreme Court reviving a Trump administration ban on transgender military personnel, to developments at city hall and the Texas Legislature, our experts break down the latest political stories.

Then, actor and comedian Aasif Mandvi talks about his career prior to an appearance this week at Houston’s Asia Society Texas Center.

And we learn about A Night of Philosophy and Ideas, an event happening in 100 cities across the globe this year, including this weekend in Houston.

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