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Monday’s Show: How The CARES Act Affects Education, And Sharing Custody Amid An Outbreak (April 6, 2020)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: How the CARES Act affects education and we discuss the challenges divorced parents face when sharing custody amid social distancing.

On Monday’s Houston Matters: We bring you the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on Greater Houston from Dr. Umair Shah of the Harris County Public Health.

Also this hour: We learn how the recently-passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act affects both K-12 and higher education.

Plus, family law attorney Susan Myres offers some advice for divorced parents navigating the intricacies of shared custody amid a pandemic.

Local poet Holly Lyn Walrath talks about her work.

And, with their seasons lost, members of some local theater organizations are finding ways to help fight the coronavirus.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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