Education

Elizabeth Thiel, PPS Teacher and Parent, on PAT/PPS contract struggle

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Mon, 02/24/2014

Bill Resnick talks with Elizabeth Thiel, a Portland Public School teacher and parent, about recent contract struggles. They talk about why they wanted to go on strike. She says teachers want to maintain and increase their ability to their job well. This means smaller classes, reduced workload, no more wasting money on consultants, more wrap-around services for creating education equity, challenging the standardized testing paradigm that subverts the teacher autonomy.

Elizabeth recently wrote an article for Labor Notes on this too.

 
18:04 minutes (12.4 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour February 24 2014

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Mon, 02/24/2014
 
Tom Becker hosts this Old Mole and we hear a double report from Portland Public School teachers and student activists, a review of the fiction of Anita Brookner, as well as a discussion about the politics of Pete Seeger and his music.
55:05 minutes (37.82 MB)

Tonalli on 02/25/14

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Tonalli
Air date: 
Tue, 02/25/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.

Old Mole Variety Hour February 17 2014

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Mon, 02/17/2014
  Bill Resnick hosts this membership-drive special and we hear: 40:03 minutes (36.67 MB)

Well-read Red: Neoliberalism and Education, Portland State Edition

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Mon, 02/17/2014
Well-read Red Frann Michel reads from Henry Giroux about neoliberalism, connecting the more unsustainable than usual mode of capitalist ideology and worldmaking to the defunding and alround attack on universities. In the latter half, she focuses on class struggle at Portland State University, highlighting who is causing the problems and who's organizing the solution. You can read it HERE.http://kboo.fm/content/neoliberalhighereducationparttwo 8:20 minutes (7.64 MB)

Tonalli on 02/18/14

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Tonalli
Air date: 
Tue, 02/18/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.
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