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The superfast highway of the future (May 5, 2023)

Posted on · On Friday's show: It may sound like science fiction, but research from the University of Houston outlines a fuel-efficient concept for moving vehicles along a modified highway system of the future at up to 400 miles an hour, making some aspects of air travel obsolete.

Heather Darcey and her son, Logan.

Education

‘No accountability’: Kids in special education are routinely restrained. Texas lawmakers could change that

Posted on · Parents with children in special education programs say that schools have restrained the students without their knowledge. A House bill would help with that by banning the use of restraint on children under the age of 10.

Next Question

News

Next Question (Ep 6): Texas Special Education, Barbara Taylor Bradford, And The Regrettes

Posted on · This week, Ernie and Laura Isensee discuss the state's position on Special Education, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of A Women of Substance, and share the music of The Regrettes.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

Houston Matters

Thursday’s Show: Special Ed Investigation, Sesame Street At 50, And The Bush Sisters (Nov. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: An investigation into how special education services are doled out to Texas students, a conversation with the puppeteer behind the character Rosita on Sesame Street, former First Daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush talk about their new children’s book, and the hosts of The Greatest Generation podcast talking about turning a reluctant love of Star Trek into a career.

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