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Wednesday’s Show: School Funding With Classes Cancelled, And The Impact On Hospitals (March 18, 2020)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Navigating school funding challenges amid COVID-19, what many hospitals are facing right now, our weekly political roundup, and MindTravel “silent hikes.”

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Since much of the funding Texas schools receive from the federal government is tied to standardized testing, Texas lawmakers have requested a waiver on that requirement. Houston Rep. Kevin Brady explains why the move is necessary.

Also this hour: Dr. Marc Boom, president of the Houston Methodist Hospital System, outlines what many hospitals are facing right now.

Then, we discuss the response to COVID-19 and other developments from Washington, Austin, and Greater Houston in our weekly political roundup.

And we learn about MindTravel, a program that’s part musical performance, part meditation, and part nature walk.

 

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