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Special ed at HISD (Oct. 5, 2023)

On Thursday’s show: We learn about HISD’s struggle to maintain special education services after cutting 21 contractors. And NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks about his new book and lessons from Abraham Lincoln for keeping a divided nation together.

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On Thursday’s show: News 88.7’s education reporter Dominic Anthony Walsh tells us about HISD's struggle to maintain special education services after cutting 21 contractors.

Also this hour: We talk with Houston City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem Dave Martin, who’s a candidate for Houston controller.

Then, Dr. Peter Hotez of Baylor College of Medicine discusses his new book, The Deadly Rise of Anti-Science: A Scientist's Warning.

And NPR's Steve Inskeep talks about the lessons we can draw for our own lives from how Abraham Lincoln engaged in the divided political world of the 1860s, which is the subject of his new book, Differ We Must.

Audio from today’s show will be available after 11 a.m. CT. We also offer a free podcast here, on iTunes, Stitcher and other apps.

 

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