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Full Show: Conditions For Detained Immigrant Children, Permeable Pavement, And Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (Sept. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The conditions for detained immigrant children, plans to save Wheatley High, how permeable pavement works, a visit to a local career and technical high school, and a documentary about folk singer Ramblin' Jack Elliott.

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Houston Educators Encouraging More Students to Go Into Trades

Posted on · We talk with Dr. Stephen Head, the Chancellor of Lone Star College, and Peter Beard, the Senior Vice President of Regional Workforce Development at the Greater Houston Partnership, about their efforts to encourage and train students for careers in trades amid a workforce skill gap.

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Sustainability Through Higher Ed, 4H, FFA, & FotoFest: Houston Matters for Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Posted on · A new report from Rice University’s Shell Center for Sustainability examines disparities in education and income in Houston, and its impact on the city’s economic expansion. “Houston Community Sustainability: The Quality of Life Atlas” looks at 24 social, economic, and environmental indicators of sustainability in 88 Houston “super-neighborhoods” and recommends major intervention to encourage more […]