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Special Edition: HISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Granita Lathan, Psychiatrist Dr. George Santos and Social Advocate Jammy Kiggundu (August 12, 2020)

Local experts in education and mental health discuss the unique challenges facing teachers, families and students, including safety, virtual learning and cyberbullying.


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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 half, host Ernie Manouse is joined by Dr. Granita Lathan, Interim Superintendent for Houston Independent School District, to share latest information about navigating the new school year amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Then, joining us in the second half are attorney and social advocate, Jammy Kiggundu, and psychiatrist Dr. George Santos, to discuss cyberbullying, as well as tips to cope with the stress and anxiety facing children and families.

HISD "Let's Stay Connected" Mental Health Hotline:

HISD @ H.O.M.E. Hotline:
713-556-INFO (713-556-4636)

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