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Special Edition: Dr. Vivian Ho, FBISD’s Dr. Charles Dupre, and Dr. Dietrich von Biedenfeld (July 17,2020)

Conversations about the latest news surrounding COVID-19, school-reopening plans, and the current state of the economy.

Our special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about important issues affecting the community.

In the first segment, host Ernie Manouse is joined by Dr. Vivian Ho with Rice University’s James A. Baker III Institute to talk about the latest news surrounding COVID-19. She co-writes a blog detailing the latest updates on the pandemic.

Then, Ernie is joined by Fort Bend Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Charles Dupre, who discusses FBISD’s plans for the 2020-2021 school year, and how the district will keep students, teachers and staff safe during the pandemic.

Then, Dr. Dietrich von Biedenfeld, a business professor at UH Downtown, joins Ernie for a conversation about the current state of the economy.

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