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Houston Schools Report More Than 150 Active COVID-19 Cases On First Day

Posted on · Houston ISD returns Monday with a mask mandate and some virtual instruction, though it will only serve a few thousand of the district's nearly 200,000 students.

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HISD Superintendent Millard House II On Mask Mandates & Education Amid COVID (Aug. 10, 2021)

Posted on · House says the district will weigh a mask mandate, which would put the state's largest district at odds with an order from Gov. Greg Abbott. The superintendent joins us to discuss that and other issues facing HISD.

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The Ideal Qualities For HISD’s Next Superintendent (March 25, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The ideal qualities HISD's next superintendent should possess, and with the closing of the River Oaks Theatre how can Houston better preserve its treasured cultural institutions?

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Friday’s Show: Distance Learning Opportunities At Fort Bend ISD, And Singer Judy Cheeks (March 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Distance learning opportunities at Fort Bend ISD, a rodeo vendor on his lost income, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and Woodlands-based R&B musician Judy Cheeks.

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Full Show: HISD’s Superintendent Search, And A Near-Fatal Spacewalk (Jan. 17, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We preview tonight's HISD board meeting and learn what community members want in their next superintendent. We examine why so few minorities are head coaches. And we learn about a spacewalk that went awry.

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Full Show: Gymnastics Arrest, and Crosby ISD’s Financial Woes (Oct. 18, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The former president of USA Gymnastics has been arrested in relation to an indictment in Texas. Then, Crosby ISD's superintendent discusses his district's financial woes. Plus, we learn how Houston can cope with projected population growth. And Markus Zusak talks about his novel, Bridge of Clay.

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Full Show: HISD Leadership Changes, and Former Astronaut Scott Kelly (Oct. 12, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn why some HISD board members pushed for a new interim superintendent. Then, former astronaut Scott Kelly talks about spending a year in space. Plus, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And the classical ensemble Loop38 translates visual art into music.