Uploaded on Apr 21, 2010
Segment 1 of the Houston Have Your Say Town Hall Forum focuses on the topics of drop-out rate, funding, accountability and teachers.
Studio Guests include:
Bob Sanborn, Children At Risk
Steve Amstutz, Houston ISD
Rob Eissler, (R) Texas State Representative
Scott Hochberg, (D) Texas State Representative
Jason Sabo, Public Policy, United Way of Texas
Rod Paige, Former U.S. Secretary of Education
Linda McSpadden McNeil, Rice University Center for Education
Paula Harris, Houston ISD Board
Agustina Reyes, University of Houston College of Education
Gayle Fallon, Houston Federation of Teachers
Original Broadcast Date: April 20, 2010
To see Part 2, Part 3, and the AfterShow go to www.houstonpbs.org/haveyoursay
Houston Have Your Say is moderated by award winning producer, Patricia Gras.
In the public school systems of the greater Houston region there are growing concerns about the dropout rate, quality education, and funding. The Houston metropolitan region seeks to distinguish itself as one of the best places to live and work in the 21st century global community and education is an important factor in achieving that goal.
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