Education

4:49pm

Tue September 25, 2012
Education

A movement to improve school nutrition

As public schools face repeated budget cuts, many people focus on the effects on teachers, academics, and extracurricular activities. While these are undoubtedly pressing issues, there is another part of the school day that is often overlooked: nutrition. Over the past few years, Berkeley’s school district has made national news with its school lunch improvements. Now, Berkeley’s neighbor Oakland is trying to get a food revolution going, too. The Oakland Unified School District serves about 6 and a half million meals per year.

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12:00am

Fri September 21, 2012
Education

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Mohamed Omar

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the media coverage of Chicago teachers strike. How did media cover the education crisis in Chicago? We’ll also talk about widespread labor protests in Egypt. We’ll be joined by Truthout’s Yana Kunichoff, In These Times Mike Elk, and freelance journalist Ahmad Shokr joins us from Cairo. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join us live at 10 or send and email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

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5:02pm

Thu September 13, 2012

8:48am

Fri September 7, 2012
EDUCATION

How can we save CCSF?

A special two-hour live broadcast of Your Call from the City College of San Francisco focusing on the crisis at CCSF, which is threatened with closure if it loses its accreditation.

4:18pm

Mon August 27, 2012
Education

City College of San Francisco Fights for its Future

Banners and flyers on the first day of classes
Jen Chien

In recent years, all levels of California’s public education system have been suffering from continuing budget cuts. City College of San Francisco, California’s largest community college has not been immune to these troubles. But right now it's facing an even bigger challenge, as the school fights to maintain its accreditation.  KALW Education reporter Jen Chien spoke with Ben Trefny about the situation.

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