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Full Show: Opioid Lawsuit, And Texas Election Security (Feb. 27, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We get an update on the lawsuit Harris County has filed over the opioid epidemic. Then, we examine the security of Texas voting machines. Plus, Ed Mayberry talks about his 47 years in radio. And we catch up with "Commander Mark" who taught kids how to draw on public television in the 80s and 90s.

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What’s the Link Between Teacher Expectations and Student Performance?

Posted on · A recent study from the Center for American Progress examines the relationship between expectations and achievement in education. We discuss that relationship with Dr. H. Jerome Freiberg. He’s a John & Rebecca Moores University Professor in the College of Education at the University of Houston, and the director and founder of Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline, a classroom instructional management program.

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High Speed Rail, Chemo Brain, and Tomato Republic: Houston Matters for Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Posted on · What’s the secret to community buy-in for a high-speed rail project? Location, location, location. Last spring, we spoke with former Harris County judge and Texas Central Railway President Robert Eckels about his company’s effort to construct a privately funded bullet train between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. Texas Central Railway first proposed the plan to build the rail […]