Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Calls To Disband HISD’s Police Force, And A Drive-In Movie Revival (June 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Calls for HISD to disband its police force, our weekly political roundup, navigating a sea of misinformation during major news events, and a revival for drive-in theaters amid social distancing.

Education News

Texas Teachers Overcome Physical Distance, Digital Divide To Stay Connected With Students

Posted on · Many teachers feel a strong sense of responsibliity to connect with their students in personalized ways to keep them from falling off the radar. Many public school districts, including Houston and San Antonio, have lost touch with thousands of studentS since the pandemic sent everyone home to learn remotely.

Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Show: The Effect Of Coronavirus On Education, And Professional Wrestling At The Coliseum (March 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: How coronavirus concerns are affecting education, our weekly political roundup, and the bygone days of professional wrestling in Houston.

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Monday’s Show: Disputes Between Hospitals And Health Insurers, And TEA Commissioner Mike Morath (Feb. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How contract disputes like the one between Memorial Hermann and Cigna might affect you, TEA Commissioner Mike Morath updates us on the potential takeover of the HISD board, we learn about some popular scams to avoid, and we get an update on Houston sports.

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Tuesday’s Show: How A State Takeover Of HISD Would Work, And Practicing Haitian Vodou (Dec. 3, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We examine the history of the Port Neches chemical plant where explosions and a fire occurred last week. An expert walks us through how the impending state takeover of the HISD board might work. A bug expert answers your questions. And we meet a local practitioner of the Haitian Vodou religion.