Hear two scholars discuss hot topics that impact U.S. students and their thinking.  Dr. Rochelle Gutierrez talks about rehumanizing mathematics and Dr. Earl Wright argues that W.E.B. DuBois and his colleagues at Atlanta University were responsible for the founding of Sociology, rather than the more conservative University of Chicago academics who are usually given the … Continued


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Education Today – September 27, 2019

Right now the education of Bay Area children is seriously affected by gentrification and displacement.  Many Black families in West Oakland have already been displaced, and now  John Fisher  (GAP owner; chair of KIPP Academies; owner of the A’s) plans a new high-end residential development of 3000 units on public (Port of Oakland) property.    … Continued


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Education Today – August 9, 2019

Two experts discuss more effective pedagogy and other changes needed for  community college students.   Linda Harris is a doctoral student and a coach for students at Historically Black Colleges.  Felicia Darling is a community college instructor and the author of a book about community college pedagogy, Teaching It:  Break Out Moves That Break Barriers for … Continued


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Education Today – July 12, 2019

Finally, an organization has taken up the financial impact for Black and Latinx people trying to go into teaching.  Hear from the Center for American Progress on what can be done. Also hear about teacher organizing to rid the profession of one irrelevant and inaccurate teacher test, the RICA.  


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Education Today – June 28, 2019

Hear Lara Lawal and Juan Ramirez  talking about the wonderful educational experiences some students at Street Academy are able to receive as they are introduced to a profession, have fun, and get credit. These two educators are inspirational . 2:30 PST, Friday, June 28, 2019 www.kpfa.org (or on air at KPFA 94.1 FM)