Houston Matters

Full Show: No Knock Warrants, And Bringing The Arts To Juvenile Detention, (March 22, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: New rules for no-knock warrants, bringing the arts to at-risk youth, breaking down The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the news, and an informal spelling bee.

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From Charter Schools to Dropouts: American Education Issues Echo in Pakistan

Posted on · News 88.7’s education reporter Laura Isensee recently completed a reporting fellowship in Pakistan with the International Center for Journalists. While she was there, she interviewed students and educators and found some interesting connections between the issues facing educators both in Pakistan and the United States. For example, charter schools are starting to spring up in […]

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Revamping Foster Care and Building Better Suburbs: Wednesday’s Show (November 30, 2016)

Posted on · In March, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals denied an attempt by the State of Texas to pause a revamp of its foster care system. The court appointed two Special Masters to oversee the system revamp. Francis McGovern and Kevin Ryan began their appointed positions in April. Then, earlier this  month, the Special Masters […]