Houston Matters

Full Show: Genetic Ethics, And Teacher Pay (Nov. 27, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Rice University is launching an investigation into a professor claiming to have helped create the world’s first genetically edited babies. Then, we discuss how teacher pay works in Texas. Plus, Robbie Tolan tells his story of being shot by police in 2008. And we learn about Damron Men's Travel Guide, a publication of LGBT-friendly establishments.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Freezing Teacher Salaries, And Dredging The San Jacinto River (Aug. 9, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: HISD weighs whether to freeze teacher salaries. Then, we learn about efforts to dredge the San Jacinto River to protect Kingwood from flooding. We discuss what feminism looks like in a “post-feminist” society. And retired astronaut Clayton Anderson tells us about his new children's book.

Texas

Texas Teachers’ Pay Is Average, But Their Pensions Are Among The Lowest In The Country

Posted on · Benefits for Texas teachers have been a point of contention between educators and lawmakers for years — and often a hot topic at the Legislature. But where does Texas fall nationally when it comes to teacher pay, health care and retirement benefits?