Hear Bay Area high school educators explain how they are making distance learning actually work. How do they work with families; ensure technology; engage the students? What’s different about the curriculum? Do they actually meet with the students or do they just give them assignments? Is there anything “fun” about this?
2:30 PM, Pacific Time: Even Week Fridays
Education Today is a radio show hosted by Kitty Kelly Epstein that alternates weekly and airs on Even weeks.
The Covid 19 shut-down of schools has led to many difficulties for both teachers and families. Nevertheless, teachers struggle on. Two Oakland teachers talk about how they made distance learning work with elementary students in East Oakland.
Revered Oakland labor and community leader, Clarence Thomas, talks about the threat to Oakland’s essence brought by the billionaire Trump-supporting Fisher family. They are looking to get hold of the two most valuable pieces of Oakland’s public property, & they are getting help from Oakland politicians, including Democrats
The takeover of urban school districts is all about getting hold of district money, according to Rutgers professor, Domngo Morel. On today’s show we talk with two Oakland parents who have been fighting the latest manifestation of this phenomenon, the insistence by the Fiscal Management and Assistance Team (FCMAT) that Oakland close schools and sell … Continued
Dr. Rachelle Gutierrez on rehumanizing mathematics and Dr. Earl Wright on the finally settled debate that W.E.B. DuBois was in fact that originator of the field of Sociology.
Hear Rutgers Professor Domingo Morrel and Houston teachers union leader, Zeph Capo, analyze the nationwide move to disenfranchise Black-led urban school districts through state takeovers. They provide important details on the motivating factors which include seizing the resources of districts which have increasing budgets. Listen in. You won’t hear this anywhere else.
Dr. Kimberly Mayfield, Dean of the School of Education at Holy Names University, interviews the authors of a new book about the most successful student strike in U.S. history at San Francisco State Strike. BSU leader Bernard Stringer and KPFA’s Kitty Kelly Epstein discuss the deep politics of the strike based on their own experiences … Continued
Hear about the longest and most successful student strike ever in the U.S. Host of Education Today, Kitty Kelly Epstein and BSU Central Committee member, Bernard Stringer are interviewed by Dr. Kimberly Mayfield Lynch on the reasons for the strike’s success and its significance to the movement for educational justice
Hear exciting ideas about creating peaceful communities by Zach Norris, the author of “We Keep Us Safe” and leader of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
A young scholar talks about the participation of Stanford professors in the Eugenics movement, which was the bedrock of both U.S. racial education tracking and Hitler’s ideology about race. Lewis Terman was a very important but little known figure in these developments in the Bay Area We’ll also hear some up-to-date education news.