Education

The Eavesdrop on 10/06/11

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Thu, 10/06/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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The Eavesdrop Fall Membership Drive Special - Red Sweater Project

On tonight's Fall Membership Drive special edition of "The Eavesdrop", your favorite hosts will be in the studio with their special guest, Ashley Holmer, founder & Executive Director of Red Sweater Project.

"Change Begins with Access to Education ... "

Only 7% of Tanzanian children have access to high school due to the cost of government and private school fees.

Learn more about how this young Oregonian seized an opportunity of a lifetime, to enrich the lives of dozens, then hundreds of villagers in Tanzania.

"Change Begins with Local Support"

Voices from the Edge on 09-29-11 The Fraying of Oregon's Middle Class

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Thu, 09/29/2011

The Fraying of Oregon's Middle Class

Good wages, benefits and a better life for your children were what most Americans expected in return for their hard day's work. But these pieces of the American dream are fast disappearing as living wage jobs disappear, hard-won benefits are lost and earnings remain flat. When Oregon's middle class starts to unravel, what happens to the rest of the economy?

56:40 minutes (51.88 MB)

labor protests in Longview, Wash., and dabble in Gen-X cultural milestones.

program date: 
Tue, 09/27/2011

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

When the bottom fell out of the financial markets in 2008, lawmakers rushed to bail out the architects of the global crash. But this begs a question -- when will we decide to bail out the collapsed labor market?

56:35 minutes (25.9 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 09/27/11

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Tue, 09/27/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe look at the labor protests in Longview, Wash., and dabble in Gen-X cultural milestones.

When the bottom fell out of the financial markets in 2008, lawmakers rushed to bail out the architects of the global crash. But this begs a question -- when will we decide to bail out the collapsed labor market?

Talk Radio: REAL Prep Charter Academy Debacle.

program date: 
Fri, 09/23/2011
58:57 minutes (53.97 MB)

Talk Radio on 09/23/11

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Fri, 09/23/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The R.E.A.L. Prep Charter Academy - What Happened & Why?

On this special KBOO program, hosts Nia Lewis & Paula Small take a closer look at the Recording, Arts, Entertainment & Literacy (REAL) Prep Charter Academy, which had an opening date of Monday, September 12, 2011.

But, the Portland Public Schools made a decision on Thursday, September 8, 2011 to suspend the school's opening, citing financial irregularities & leadership problems. The school may have its charter revoked and the founder, Erica Jayasuriya is unavailable for comment to the media.

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Writers on Craft

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Suzanne LaGrande talks with writers about the craft of writing and the creative process.
with Suzanne LaGrande

Writers on Craft: a weekly podcast

Prog Audio

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News & Public Affairs

Voices from the Edge 09-08-11

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program date: 
Thu, 09/08/2011
How should we respond to the Jefferson student shootings?
56:19 minutes (51.57 MB)

Laura Kina, visual artist and scholar of Asian-American and Mixed-Race Studies

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APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 09/02/2011

APA Compass' Andrew Yeh speaks with artist Laura Kina.

15:50 minutes (14.5 MB)
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