Education

4:52pm

Mon June 17, 2013
Education

Reconsidering California’s Master Plan for Higher Education

Governor Pat Brown signing the Donahoe Act implementing much of the Master Plan in 1960
via UCLA Faculty Association

 

 

For decades, California’s public university system has been a model for the world, and its prestige has helped to create much of the state’s prosperity. More recently the system has been stumbling – a victim of constant budget cutting, chronic overcrowding, and administrative gridlock.

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8:35am

Mon June 17, 2013
Alternative Radio ~ 6/17 at 1pm

Noam Chomsky ~ Alternative Radio

From the archives of Alternative Radio, an address by Noam Chomsky, "Magna Carta: Then & Now" - Monday at 1pm.

6:54pm

Thu June 13, 2013
Education

Diana Diaries, Part 4: Graduation Day

High School Graduation
Under CC License from Flickr User Michael B.

Today is the last day of school for students in the Oakland Unified School District, and it also marks the end of a long year for student teacher Diana Arbas. We’ve been listening in on her radio diaries all week, as she struggled with classroom management and learned how to take better care of herself so she'd be prepared to help her 9th graders pass her class.

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4:42pm

Thu June 13, 2013
Education

My Favorite Teacher: Mr. Asimov

Under CC license from Flickr user Corey Leopold

In this installment of KALW’s “My Favorite Teacher” series, journalist Nanette Asimov credits her favorite teacher for her career inspiration. 

4:21pm

Thu June 13, 2013
Education

Commentaries: San Francisco high schoolers on the influence of music

 

 

For some, music is a source of inspiration, and even guidance. For others, it may be the beginning of a potential career path.

In these next two commentaries, high school students from the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco explore the significance of music in their lives.

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