Education

6:49pm

Tue September 16, 2014
Education

New admissions policy at Mills allows students with diverse gender identities to apply

Sonj Basha stands in front of Mills Hall
Angela Johnston

Skylar Crownover is walking me through the lush tree lined streets of Mills College, and through buildings with red clay roofs.

Students constantly wave hello as we make our way to the center of campus. Crownover is a junior this year, and the current student body president.

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12:00am

Thu September 11, 2014
Education

Your Call: What pressures are teachers under today?

  

 

 

On the September 11th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession. The book chronicles the history of teaching in America and how it impacts current teacher struggles. With federal governments, parents, and school reformer groups telling teachers what to do, how does it affect teachers’ ability to actually educate? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

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12:00am

Wed September 10, 2014

12:19am

Mon September 8, 2014
Education

Your Call: What does it mean to be an elder today?

 

  

On the September 8th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with filmmakers from the Legacy Film Festival on Aging, which kicks off on September 12 in San Francisco. Roughly 10,000 people in the US turn 65 every day. What are the prevailing perceptions about the elderly and how can we reclaim the positive power of that title – for young and old alike? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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12:00am

Wed August 27, 2014
Education

Your Call: What do students and parents need to know before they take out student loans?

  

 

 

On the August 27th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll open up the lines to answer your questions about the best options to pay for college. The average college graduate owes almost $30,000 in student debt. At the same time, tuition is up and families’ incomes are down. Which student loans offer the safest repayment options and lowest interest rates? What are the responsibilities of a co-signer? What questions do you have about student loans? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and you.

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