Houston Matters

Full Show: Preparing For Hurricane Season, And Issues Facing Texas Teachers (May 31, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Property appraisals are returning to pre-Harvey levels for some homeowners. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo discusses hurricane preparedness. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Walt Whitman.

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Teacher Appraisal, Mayor Parker, and Storm Stories: Wednesday’s show (May 11, 2016)

Posted on · Last month, the Association of Professional Educators announced a petition to challenge the state’s planned updated appraisal system tying teacher evaluation scores to student performance on standardized tests. That announcement followed a lawsuit brought by the Texas State Teachers Association, seeking to invalidate part of the new evaluation system being planned by Texas Education Commissioner […]