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.
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Two JCPS graduates discuss the possibility of the state takeover, critiques of JCPS, cultural competency, trauma informed care, accountability, quantifiable outcomes, and much more.
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Two Shawnee High School graduates reflect on the rhetoric surrounding “failing schools” and discuss what worked and what didn’t for them.
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This week, JCPS Board of Education member Chris Brady discusses closing the achievement gap, charter schools, segregation, and much more.
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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.
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This week, Morehead State professor Joe Dunman returns to the show to answer several questions about students’ rights: to pray, to form and join clubs, to refuse to participate in mandatory patriotic rituals, to publish journalism, and much more.
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This week, U of L professor Cate Fosl talks about the life and legacy of journalist and activist Anne Braden, the failure to media to appropriately cover deadly violence against women, and much more.
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Recent shows have focused a lot on education, so this week the show turns back to journalism with a focus on the “liberal media” shibboleth.
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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.
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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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