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Turning Historic Love Letters into a Novel

Posted on · Maybe this Valentine's Day you'll write or receive a love letter. But what if, many years from now, someone were to find your love letters and use them as the basis for a novel? That's essentially what writer – and Houston native – Nelda Hirsh has done with some love letters between an historical figure […]

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Defining Great Teachers: Friday’s Show (February 12, 2016)

Posted on · The website Niche has published its rankings of the Houston metro area high schools with the best teachers. But how do you evaluate such a thing? What makes a teacher great? On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with Mark Tressler, vice president of product for Niche about how the site established its evaluation. […]