KUHF Conversations: HISD Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier

The leader of the HISD says his mood going into this first day of school is upbeat, despite the district facing the most difficult budget challenges it has had to deal with in decades. Superintendent Terry Grier admits there is a bit of anxiety among the principals of the district's 281 schools as they figure out ways to teach more students with less money. David Pitman visited the superintendent at his office on Friday, where Dr. Grier said he believes the state formula to fund schools is broken.
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David Pitman

Local Host, Morning Edition

The one question David hears most often isn't "What is it like to work for an NPR member station?" or "Have you ever met Terry Gross?" (he has)...