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Town Square: HISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan (Sept. 15, 2020)

After a week of virtual learning in HISD’s 2020-2021 school year, we hear about what’s working and what needs improvement.


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Town Square with Ernie Manouse is a gathering space for the community to come together and discuss the day's most important and pressing issues.

For this episode, host Ernie Manouse is joined by Dr. Grenita Lathan, Interim Superintendent for Houston Independent School District, to share the latest information about navigating the new school year amidst the coronavirus pandemic, and to discuss HISD's experiences with virtual learning, plans for getting students back into classrooms safely, and how teachers, students and parents meet the challenges of this unprecedented situation. Dr. Lathan also answers questions from listeners.

HISD “Let’s Stay Connected” Mental Health Hotline:

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

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Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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