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Board president weighs in on HISD takeover (March 16, 2023)

On Thursday’s show: The state will take control of Houston’s public schools in June and will replace the district’s board. What should board members do until then? We ask their president, Dani Hernandez.



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On Thursday’s show: For the HISD Board of Trustees, the next few months could be awkward. The state will take control of Houston's public schools in June and will replace the board. What should they do until then? We ask the board’s president, Dani Hernandez.

Also this hour: We discuss a wide range of education-related topics and welcome listener questions for Rice University President Reginald DesRoches.

And we hear from ‘80s rock ‘n roller Rick Springfield, the man behind hit songs like Jessie's Girl, Don't Talk to Strangers, and Human Touch. He performs on Saturday at Space Center Houston's Moon 2 Mars Festival.

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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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