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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Homeschooling In A Pandemic, The Week In Politics, And Making Houston Prettier (Aug. 12, 2020)

On Wednesday’s show: The benefits of home schooling during a global pandemic, our weekly political roundup, efforts to make Houston prettier, and an ambitious music project nears completion.


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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: As many public schools prepare to begin another new year in many different ways and times, a parent who home schools her children discusses the benefits of that approach amid a global pandemic.

Also: From Joe Biden picking his running mate to parties gearing up for their national conventions, we discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup.

Then, we learn about efforts to make Houston prettier from Scenic Houston.

And Apollo Chamber Players near completion of their 20×2020 project, which premiered 20 new works inspired by folk and multicultural music.

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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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