Union City http://kalw.org en Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Cricket Strike Zone http://kalw.org/post/audiographs-sound-week-cricket-strike-zone <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">All week long&nbsp;we've been playing<a href="http://www.kalw.org/post/can-you-guess-audiograph-sound-week-april-7-2013" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155);">&nbsp;</a><a href="http://kalw.org/post/can-you-guess-audiograph-sound-week-february-15-2014" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155);">t Fri, 21 Feb 2014 01:21:53 +0000 Hana Baba 39995 at http://kalw.org Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Cricket Strike Zone Local Filipino community reacts to typhoon http://kalw.org/post/local-filipino-community-reacts-typhoon <p>The deadly Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines six days ago has claimed at least 2 thousand lives, with hundreds of thousands of survivors left with no shelter.<br /> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:56:46 +0000 Hana Baba 35923 at http://kalw.org Local Filipino community reacts to typhoon Teaching music with a passion http://kalw.org/post/teaching-music-passion <p></p><p>Learning music and playing it is one thing, but teaching it is whole other can of worms, especially when you’re teaching kids –&nbsp;and <em>especially</em> when there are 850 of them.</p><p></p><p>That’s what Ivan DeSouza does every week. He’s been the music teacher at Delaine Eastin Elementary School in Union City since its birth 12 years ago. It's part of New Haven Unified School District that recently won $29 million &nbsp;in the President's Race to the Top program.</p><p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 01:27:19 +0000 Hana Baba 27568 at http://kalw.org Teaching music with a passion Today on Your Call: What will it take to improve our public schools? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-will-it-take-improve-our-public-schools <p></p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 25558 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What will it take to improve our public schools? Funding technology curriculum in schools http://kalw.org/post/funding-technology-curriculum-schools <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">School districts are increasingly teaching technology as part of their regular curriculum, but the high cost of computers and tablets can hinder that effort. Last year, the federal government pitched in to help some schools out. Hundreds of school districts participated in the Race to the Top program, which is awarding major technology education funding to three school districts in California. One is in the Bay Area, Haven Unified, which serves Union City, in Alameda County.</span></p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:12:59 +0000 Hana Baba 25549 at http://kalw.org Funding technology curriculum in schools