Education

6:48pm

Tue May 26, 2015
Tuesday May 26, 2015

SF School Board Superintendent's Message

San Francisco School Board Superintendent Richard Carranza's message delivered at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday May 26, 2015.

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12:00am

Tue May 19, 2015
Education

Your Call: Why are schools obsessed with standardized tests?

On the May 19th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with NPR’s Anya Kamanetz, about her new book The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing — But You Don't Have to Be. According to the Council of the Great City Schools, students take an average of 113 standardized tests from grades K through 12. What are the alternatives for tracking the success of students and schools? Where do you stand on testing? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Anya Kamenetz, NPR's education reporter

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5:14pm

Thu April 30, 2015
Education

"Reveal" takes us into the hidden dangers of daycare

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When the preschool that journalist Katharine Mieszkowski’s daughter attended closed unexpectedly, she scrambled to find a safe alternative. She found that although state inspection records of preschools are public, they’re really hard to find.

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3:56pm

Tue April 21, 2015
Education

My Favorite Teacher: Herb Kennedy

Libby Schaaf
LibbyforMayor.com

In this installment of KALW’s “My Favorite Teacher,” Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf tells us about a teacher who taught her how to be curious.

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3:56pm

Tue April 21, 2015
Education

My Favorite Teacher: Miss Grace Garcia

Alejandro Murguia
Book jacket: This War Called Love

In this installment of KALW’s “My Favorite Teacher” series, San Francisco’s Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia talks about his art teacher. 

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