Education

a conversation about the future of the LEP charter school renewal

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Wed, 03/18/2009

finally posted:  a conversation with student izzy and mr. adam, chaperone/founder of the leadership and entrepreneurship public charter school; or LEP high.  the future of the school is in a vulnerable position, as the board of  portland public schools may consider not renewing the school's charter.

to contact and/or donate, go to lephigh.org.

20:47 minutes (19.04 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2009

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Sun, 03/22/2009

 Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz María Gordillo.  

To hear the whole show, use the arrow above.  For individual pieces, follow the links below:

1.  "Give Them All Pitchforks!" -- Well-read Red Laurie Mercier on the popular outrage about AIG.

2.  Fred McKissack from Rethinking Schools talks with Bill Resnick about "merit" pay for teachers.

51:28 minutes (29.45 MB)

Bonuses & Merit Pay

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Sat, 03/21/2009

 

Just as bonuses for corporate CEOs leads to corruption, so "merit" pay for teachers  leads to corrupt teaching practices.  Bill Resnick talks with Fred McKissack of Rethinking Schools about what's  wrong with this way of motivating people.   (Illustration: Richard Downs)

17:21 minutes (9.93 MB)

Teachers Rebel!

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Bread and Roses
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Thu, 03/19/2009

In a program dedicated to teachers everywhere, Bread and Roses explores the amazing but true story of a teachers' rebellion in Oaxaca, Mexico, that turned into a massive social justice movement. Host Carole Scholl will present music and interviews from Oaxaca, including stories from the infamous "March of Pots and Pans," in which thousands of women took over a major TV station. Renowned filmmaker Jill Freidberg will discuss her award-winning film about Oaxaca, A Little Bit of So Much Truth.  www.corrugate.org

 

47:53 minutes (43.85 MB)

guess who's coming to radio??!! playlist for 03/19/2009

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03/19/2009

in this show, we honored the joy of the soundtrack, and we spoke with izzy berlin and mr. adam of the LEP charter school, about the actions taken by the students to keep the school open.  AUDIO AND MORE INFORMATION UP SOON!!!

guess who's coming to radio??!!

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Thu, 03/19/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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films (and how they've shaped us), plus issues which face us today...

tonight on 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' we will be honoring the aural element of cinema: the score/soundtrack!!! let us take you make or engage you in sounds you've never heard before!!! we will also be playing some trailers from films as well!

and we will be discussing the possibility of a congressional vote on making home gardens illegal; as well as a vote here to close down a successful charter school. and yes.... there was another un-necessary shooting by police of an innocent black person, and we will discuss that! what are YOUR thoughts?

An Evening of Afrotainment on 03/14/09

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Sat, 03/14/2009 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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Music of the African Diaspora
Bridget B. here, I'm set to host An Evening of Afrotainment this Saturday from 7pm to 10pm.  Hear music of the African Diaspora by Black artists worldwide. All genres...from African traditional to esoteric experimental. Slip and slide aurally through the spectrum of Black experience.  I'll be at the helm on March 14 & 28, 2009 with Celeste hosting the show on March 21, & April 4, 2009.

Don't forget to become a member of KBOO 90.7FM.

Enjoy ~ Bridget B.

Political Perspectives on 03/13/09

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Fri, 03/13/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Robyn Shanti speaks with Michael Shuman, economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur. Michael is a visionary leader in the field of community economic development and advisor for the Rural Development Initiatives'  Connecting Oregon for Rural Entrepreneurship (CORE) project. Michael has authored, coauthored, or edited seven books, including The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age. Shuman is Director of Research and Public Policy for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE),

Circle A Radio playlist for 02/18/2009

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02/18/2009

Dlycia Pagan

 

Dlycia Pagan, Puerto Rican Activist, Filmmaker, and Artist talks about her life as an Activist/Organizer, the nearly 20 years she spent in prison on charges of seditious conspiracy, her presidential pardon, and her advice to the younger generation.

 

Circle A Radio playlist for 02/04/2009

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02/04/2009

Dicentra Collective
The Dicentra Collective is based in Portland, OR. They are 7 individuals who are collectively committed to create radical communities of care, networks of support, and movements based on relationship building. We talk with the members of Dicentra Collective about their beginnings, their workshops, their ideas for radical caregiving, and include excerpts from a cronic pain zine, and other media they’ve produced.
 

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