0:08 – Mondays with Mitch: commentary and analysis on national news
1:08 – Oakland moves forward with plan for school closures and mergers across the District. After a summer of negotiations-lead by parents to find best solutions, families are alarmed at the plan for closures that seems nonsensical, and critics warn could make way for selling off campuses to charter schools. We’re joined by parents Bobbi Lopez and Amy Stice to discuss what’s at stake, and the organizing effort by Oakland parents to find solutions.
1:34 – Author interview: Charles Postel is an American historian and professor at San Francisco State University. His latest book is Equality: An American Dilemma: 1866-1896.