Two different stories look at public school closures and what happens to the kids who rely on so called “failing schools,” and Morning John what to watch for during the August recess.
No Child Left Behind Act
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Jeff Nazareno on K-pop and KCON; Charles Hinshaw on 'War For The Planet of the Apes' and 'Lady Macbeth;' preview of Brian Hill and the Noh Starrs on BTR Live Studio; Molly Knefel on Dept of Ed and "men's rights"
Molly Knefel offers her take on the recent statements from the Department of Education which appear to support the roll back of Title IX protection guidelines that were put in place during the Obama administration to deal with sexual violence on college and university campuses.
Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch.
Music featured in the episode: "Untitled" by Tiny Victories
Mitch McConnell attempts to silence Elizabeth Warren, the lasting effects of the botched Yemen counter-terrorism raid, and DeVos is confirmed to head the Department of Education.
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The DeVos hearing shows her total incompetence for the job of Education Secretary, Obama commutes the remainder of Chelsea Manning's prison sentence, and Trump describes his hero in a very Trump way.
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