THE BATTLE FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY- KPFA Flashpoints Radio
This dynamic 15 part radio series on Flashpoints Radio, examines the past, present & future of public education through a social justice perspective. The series is organized around four guiding questions: How can we understand the history of the public education system in the U.S. through a social justice lens?What is the current corporate agenda for education and who directs it?How has the corporate education agenda impacted students, educators, schools and communities, and how are these impacts differentiated based on power and privilege?What would a socially just educational system look like, and who is working to build it?
A World of Possibilities: Failing Our Kids, Failing Our Future- Reversing the Decline of CA Public Schools
Failing Our Kids, Failing Our Future: Reversing the Decline of California’s Public Schools, aired on A World of Possibilities May 22, 2007, Narrated by Mark Sommer & Journalist Lisa Morehouse. Public education is in trouble and nowhere more so than in grades K-12 in California. Join us to examine California’s failing report card and to consider what it would take to create an educational system worthy of the Golden State’s innovative tradition.