HISD Video Series: Supt. Carranza talks about HISD, low paying teacher salaries

During the first Conversations and Coffee event, Defender Publisher and CEO Sonceria “Sonny” Messiah Jiles interviewed Houston Independent School District Superintendent Richard Carranza. The event sponsored by Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and hosted in their main campus rotunda welcomed community members to submit some of the interview questions. In addition, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic provided blood pressure testing and each attendee received a Defender coffee mug.

WATCH: HISD Supt. Carranza talks HISD and Low Paying Teacher Salaries.

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In the one-hour interview, Supt Carranza covered a number of topics we will share with you (see video schedule below).

Monday, June 26:  Education of Black Males

Tuesday, June 27:  Attendance Penalties vs. Title 1 funding

Wednesday, June 28: Discrimination in funding Magnet Schools vs. Non-magnet Schools

Thursday, June 29:  Low Paying Teacher Salaries

Friday, June 30:  Saving Black Schools

Saturday, July 1:  Equity in Minority Contracts

Video Production by: Daptwa Productions – David Walls