On this episode, Courier-Journal education reporter Mandy McLaren talks about her teaching gigs, switching careers, dealing with hostile feedback, #MeToo, and much more.
On this episode, Insider Louisville education reporter Olivia Krauth talks about anonymous sources, viral news stories, and why education reporters have a hard time using teenagers as sources.
Notes on Episode 31:
- Olivia Krauth on Twitter
- Olivia Krauth on Insider Louisville
- Olivia Krauth on The Louisville Cardinal
For the 30th episode of FC2N, legendary high school journalism adviser Wayne Brasler gives advice to high school journalism students and advisers alike. He’s a fascinating person and a great interview subject, so please enjoy this special guest.
Notes on Episode 30:
- Hyde Park Herald: Wayne Brasler to retire
- Brasler’s Wikipedia page
- The Joni James fan club run by Brasler
- NSPA Brasler Prize winners
- Brasler interviewed by Chicago Reader
Two JCPS graduates discuss the possibility of the state takeover, critiques of JCPS, cultural competency, trauma informed care, accountability, quantifiable outcomes, and much more.
Two Shawnee High School graduates reflect on the rhetoric surrounding “failing schools” and discuss what worked and what didn’t for them.
This week, JCPS Board of Education member Chris Brady discusses closing the achievement gap, charter schools, segregation, and much more.
Notes on Episode 27:
- Chris Brady on Twitter
- Chris Brady’s official JCPS page
- Redlining Louisville map
- Insider Louisville: JCPS racial achievement gap widening
- Vox: School segregation didn’t go away. It just evolved.
- More on the 313-HELP phone service
This week, University of Louisville professor Susan Jarosi discusses free speech on college campuses, U of L’s closed search for a new president, Governor Bevin’s attitude toward public education, and more.
Notes on Episode 26:
- Susan Jarosi’s official U of L page
- Susan Jarosi on Twitter
- Articles by Susan Jarosi on AAUP’s page
- WFPL: Despite continued protests, U of L presidential search remains closed
- Chronicle of Higher Education: How a tiny protest at the University of Nebraska turned into a proxy war for the future of campus politics
- Daily Nebraskan: Controversial Nebraska legislative bill may threaten freedom of speech on college campuses
- Washington Post: College students are not actually hostile to free speech
- Adam H. Johnson: In Defense of Political Correctness