posts tagged charter-schools

9/25/17 // Listener Mail Catch Up

John is in the studio to talk Tom Price and his private planes, Success Academy claims that it’s not subject to Freedom of Information Law requests, and catching up on a whole lot of listener… | listen

9/15/17 // Mike Ludwig on the New Orleans Charter Sector

Mike Ludwig joins us to talk about his story on how the New Orleans charter system impacts poor residents. Also, the White House suggests that a black ESPN commenter should be fired for criticizing… | listen

8/22/17 // How Protests in NYC Changed Ed Reform

John and Molly take a close look at the way the momentum behind education reform in New York City has changed since 2014. Success Academy Harlem Photo by Jim Henderson courtesy of Wikimedia… | listen

3/16/17 // Preston Green on Charter Schools

Dr. Preston Green on how charter schools are like Enron, a look at the latest round of weirdos hired by Trump, and the BBC family speaks. Photo credit: Preston Green (Twitter) | listen

1/9/17 // Trump’s War on Public Education

Hints at what Trump's education policy might look like, Trump’s pick for DNI, and listener mail. Photo credit: Via Wikimedia | listen

10/20/16 // Trump Hires Koch Operator

Trump hires a Koch Brothers huckster to run voter intimidation campaign, Democrats are turning against charter schools for the first time, and listener mail.   | listen

9/30/16 // The gift and curse of smartphones in war zones

The gift and curse of smartphones in war zones, the annual charter school rally in New York City, and listener mail.   | listen

9/1/16 // Resistance to charter schools grows

The growing resistance to charter schools and the ed reform movement, and that awful article about how to talk to women with headphones on.   | listen

8/23/16 // Critiques of charters go mainstream

John Oliver covers charter schools, ISIS uses a child suicide bomber to attack a wedding in southern Turkey, and listener mail. | listen

8/10/16 // BLM calls for moratorium on charter schools

The Movement for Black Lives calls for a moratorium on charter schools, 50 Republican foreign policy elites come out against Trump, and listener mail.   Photo credit: via Wikimedia | listen

3/18/16 // John skypes in from Istanbul

John skypes in from Istanbul, a new study finds hundreds of charters are hyper segregated and overly punitive, the Times borks a Bernie story, and listener mail. | listen

2/5/16 // Is there a charter school education bubble?

How charter schools are the new subprime loans, the incorrect narrative that Obama lost the Iraq war, and listener mail. | listen

1/22/16 // Dahr Jamail on Navy Exercises in Pacific Northwest

Dahr Jamail joins us to discuss Navy exercises in the Pacific Northwest, a rough week for Success Academy, and listener mail. | listen

12/21/15 // The Got to Go List

The got to go list and the importance of keeping the most challenging students, and listener mail on education. | listen

11/17/15 // Anti-ISIS campaign expands, recorded before Paris attacks

The US enters a new phase in the war against ISIS, Boston looks to charterize 36 public schools, and listener mail. Today's show was recorded before the attacks in Paris. | listen

9/8/15 // Carter Won't Close GTMO

Secretary of Defense Carter is tepid on closing Guantanamo Bay, a historic victory against indefinite solitary confinement at Pelican Bay prison, and a liberal argument for charter schools falls short. | listen

9/1/15 // Yana Kunichoff on the Dyett hunger strike

Yana Kunichoff joins us to discuss the Dyett hunger strike for a public school in Chicago, homelessness amongst NYC’s children surges, and listener mail. | listen

8/27/15 // John and Molly catch up on the news

It’s our first show without a guest all month, so John and Molly can catch up on the news. Also, there’s always more listener mail! | listen

7/8/15 // Puncturing secrecy of Success Academy

Parents share their experiences with Success Academy, US law enforcement agencies have a shady relationship with a spyware company called Hacking Team, and listener mail. | listen

2/18/15 // NYC charter school discipline policy violate state and federal law

NYC charter school policy violates state and federal law, Beauty and the Beast, and listener mail. | listen

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