Diversity, equity and poverty specialist Dr. Geneva Stark discusses media images of black and brown youth, the need for professional development, equality versus equity, and much more.
Notes for Episode 45
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Kris Abplanalp and Tracy Heightchew join the show to discuss tropes in three teacher movies, including and especially the “white savior” trope.
Notes for Episode 44
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Courier-Journal News Director Mike Trautmann discusses the struggles of the newspaper industry, Missing White Woman Syndrome, investigative reporting, and much more.
Notes for Episode 43
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Current JCPS superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio discusses trauma, suicide prevention, Senate Bill 250, school start times, the student assignment plan, and more.
Notes for Episode 42
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Former JCPS lead psychologist Dr. Joe Bargione discusses trauma, suicide prevention, the new mental health counselors in JCPS, and much more.
Notes for Episode 41
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Dr. Corrie Shull — Senior Pastor of the Burnett Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky and one of the newest members of the Jefferson County Public Schools Board of Education — joins the show to talk about the tragic story of Seven Bridges, changing schools’ culture and climate, racial equity, charter schools, teachers’ unions, and much more.
Notes for Episode 40
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Psychologist, educator, school board member and politician Lisa Willner joins the show to discuss several topics, including JCPS under Dr. Hargens and Dr. Pollio, the importance of racial equity in education, whether or not teachers’ unions matter, and much more.
Notes for Episode 39
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