Full Show: Controversy At Furr H.S., And Reauthorizing CHIP (Oct. 12, 2017)

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On Thursday's edition of Houston Matters: For nearly a year, News 88.7 education reporter Laura Isensee has been tracking efforts by Furr High School principal Dr. Bertie Simmons. She led a national experiment at Furr to transform the high school. Last fall, the school won a $10 million grant from the XQ Institute, a foundation led by Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. But Simmons’ fate – and the fate of that experiment – are now in... Read More

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