Posted on · Episode: 2470 The design and construction of a spider web. Today, let’s weave a spider web.
Posted on · Episode: 2328 George Lindenthal’s great unbuilt bridge from Manhattan to New Jersey. Today, an unbuilt bridge.
Posted on · As part of the settlement, Watson may return for the Browns’ game on Dec. 4 in Houston.
Posted on · Employees at Houston Methodist who are unwilling to get the shot say the vaccines are unsafe and even "experimental." The hospital system's CEO says they're spouting "anti-vaccination rhetoric."
Posted on · Eight women have accused the veteran newsman of multiple unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate behavior; Houston Public Media won't air the show this week
Posted on · The new ban is meant to reduce harsh discipline, which disproportionately impacts students of color, and keep kids in class.
Posted on · For several months now, the Houston school board has grappled with how it disciplines its youngest students. After initially rejecting a proposed ban on suspensions, the board has reversed course, and — with a final vote next month — might ban suspensions after all. News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee explains. Then we revisit a […]
Posted on · From legislative and judicial battles over school funding in Texas, to debate on area college campuses over how to implement the state’s new campus carry law, to oral arguments (again) before the Supreme Court over the use of affirmative action in college admissions, there were a lot of big developments in education here in Houston […]
Posted on · During a school board meeting last Thursday (Nov. 12, 2015), HISD board members refused to ban suspensions of pre-K through second grade students. We learn why from News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee. Then, we talk with Morgan Craven, Director of the “School-to-Prison Pipeline Project” for the non-profit social justice group Texas Appleseed, which put […]
Posted on · In elementary school, much like older grades, certain students are suspended more often: children with special needs, boys and black students.
Posted on · Major League Baseball this week suspended New York Yankees third baseman – and former Texas Ranger â Alex Rodriguez 211 games for his alleged repeated use of performance-enhancing drugs, and for obstructing baseballâs probe into the Biogenesis of America Anti-Aging Clinic. âA-Rodâ continues to play and is appealing the suspension, while thirteen other players, including […]