Flashpoints Presents: The Battle For Education in The 21st Century Part 9

kidsFlashpoints 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 9 (Aired May 13th 2015)

Shifting Paradigms, Part 3: Obedience To Liberation

The third of three programs on the purposes and paradigms of social justice education, with a focus on education for liberation and social change.  Features conversations with K-12 students & teachers and university professors, and a look inside a social justice classroom in Oakland.


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

Patrick Camangian: Associate Professor in the Teacher Education Department at the University of San Francisco, and a high school English teacher since 1999

Sharim Hannegan-Martinez, English teacher at Castlemont High School, Oakland Unified School District.

Stephanie Vega, Susanna Lopez, Jeremy Brooks, students at Castlemont High School, Oakland Unified School District.

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