Flashpoints Presents: The Battle For Education in The 21st Century Part 6

schoolFlashpoints examines the past, present & future of public education through a social justice lens.  Broadcasts every Wednesday for 15 weeks, which began March 18, 2015.

This series is produced and hosted by Ken Yale

Episode 6 (Aired April 22nd 2015)

Corporatizing Every Level

Connects the parallel strategies & impact of the corporate education agenda on K-12 public schools & higher education. Profiles the attempt to close City College of San Francisco as a case study.


Allan Fisher: ESL Instructor at City College of San Francisco. Former president of the American Federation of Teachers Local 2121.  Leader in Save CCSF Coalition.

Bill Ayers: Professor of Education & Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (retired).  Founder of both the Small Schools Workshop and the Center for Youth and Society

Rick Ayers: Professor in Teacher Education at the University of San Francisco. Founder of the Communication Arts & Sciences School at Berkeley High School

Pasi Sahlberg: Visiting professor at Harvard ‘s Graduate School of Education and former Director General in Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture

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One response to “Flashpoints Presents: The Battle For Education in The 21st Century Part 6

  1. Excellent show. Great speakers who were so clear on their subject. Glad there are still shows like this on public radio!

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