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How Sex Education Could Be Changing In Texas Public Schools (Nov. 16, 2020)

On Monday’s show: The Texas State Board of Education votes on new sex education curriculum, the status of COVID-19 vaccines, a veterinarian answers your questions, and an update on sports.

On Monday’s Houston Matters: This week, the Texas State Board of Education will vote on new sex education curriculum for the first time in two decades. News 88.7's Laura Isensee explains how sex ed could be changing in Texas public schools.

Also this hour: The biotech company Moderna announced today its experimental COVID-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective. That comes on the heels of similar news from Pfizer last week. We learn how those and other potential vaccines work and where they stand in development.

Then, veterinarian Dr. Lori Teller answers your questions.

And we get an update on Houston sports.

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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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