This week, two guests discuss the education-related outcomes from the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly. We hear from union member, retired firefighter, and current educator Ronel Brown. Gay Adelmann also returns to the show. But first, we discuss Governor Matt Bevin’s attack on teachers and his hamfisted non-apology.
Notes on Episode 22:
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Caricature of Matt Bevin by DonkeyHotey on Flickr. Some rights reserved under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0.
In this episode, three Kentucky public school teachers — Diane McKim, Chris Applegate, and Robert Bell — discuss SB151, the wildcat sickout, potential job actions, the 2004 Kentucky teacher strike that almost happened, and disrespect for public school teachers.
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This week, I spoke with student journalists, a student activist, and a journalism teacher who were in Washington DC to cover and participate in the March For Our Lives. They critically evaluate media coverage of the movement and reflect on their roles.
Music: Concentration by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.
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This week, Carrie Neumayer talks about art education, making space for girls and gender nonconforming youth, the importance of music, and much more. But first, an update on SB1 (maybe it’s dead?).
Notes on Episode 19:
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This episode features the perspectives of Claire Johnstone and Forest Clevenger, two Louisville student March For Our Lives organizers. But first, an update on the West Virginia teacher strike, and some speculation about which state (or commonwealth) might be next.
Notes on Episode 18 & March For Our Lives:
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In this week’s episode: how do journalists cover different types of protests? And what does it mean for teachers and students to protest?
Notes on Episode 17:
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Episode 17 photo by Hannah Phillips.
No guest this time. Again, this entire episode is devoted to school shootings; this time the focus is on the teen activists of Stoneman Douglas and the NRA’s responses to them.
Notes on Episode 16:
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