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Collaboration with KERA’s ‘Think’ Examines Race, Education and Poverty

Collaboration with KERA’s ‘Think’ Examines Race, Education and Poverty

GFXHM-BannerOn Wednesday (March 8, 2017), Houston Matters is collaborating with KERA’s Think in Dallas for a conversation about race, education and poverty.

Hosts Krys Boyd and Craig Cohen will guide the hour-long discussion looking at how these three aspects are intertwined.

Here in Houston, we’ll talk with News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee, who’s been following a high school in East Houston as it implements changes using a $10 million grant.

Think will talk to KERA reporter Stella Chavez, who has been stationed in a high school for the last few months, about her observations there.

Then, we’ll be joined by experts in these areas to field your questions and comments.

WHAT: An joint hour of radio examining race, education and poverty.
WHO: Houston Matters and Think from KERA in Dallas
WHEN: Wednesday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
WHERE: News 88.7 (KUHF), KERA (90.1 in Dallas), and online at HoustonPublicMedia.org.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →