education

February 25, 2015
standardized-testing

The Debate Over Standardized Testing in Maryland

February 23, 2015 - Segment 2 - We take a look at standardized testing in Maryland's schools.
February 3, 2015
Maryland bill to put police officers in schools

What Should The Role Of Police Be In Maryland Schools?

February 3, 2015 - Segment 2 - We examine the role of police in schools, in light of the video that went viral last week of an officer interacting violently with Baltimore middle school students. We will also examine Delegate John Cluster's (R-8th District) proposed bill to put armed school resource officers in all Maryland schools.
January 27, 2015
Youth-Jail

Do Baltimore Teens Face Worse Conditions Than Their Nigerian Counterparts?

January 27, 2015 - Segment 2 - Do poor teens in Baltimore face worse conditions than their counterparts in Nigeria, as a recent study suggests? We look at the study, published in December's Journal of Adolescent Health, with: Dr. Kristin Mmari, Dr. Lawrence Brown, and Dr. Roni Ellington.
January 26, 2015
fuller

Howard Fuller and Danique Dolly on the Future of Education

January 23, 2015 - Segment 3 - We look at The Future of Education with Howard Fuller and Danique Dolly.
November 21, 2014
A body camera from Taser is seen during a press conference at City Hall September 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department is embarking on a six- month pilot program where 250 body cameras will be used by officers. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Baltimore News Roundup: Plastic Bags Banned, Council Passes Body Cameras, State of Baltimore City Schools

November 19, 2014 - Segment 3 - We host a Baltimore News Roundtable discussion on the plastic bag ban, body cameras, and school closings with Dr. John Bullock, Adam Jackson, and Catalina Byrd.
November 17, 2014
school

Education in Baltimore City

November 12, 2014 - Segment 4 - We talk to Delegate Curt Anderson, who represents the 43rd District in Baltimore City, about the state of education in the city and an upcoming public hearing about it.
October 26, 2014
Dr. Gregory Thornton

This Week in City Paper: Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Gregory Thornton

October 22, 2014 - Segment 3 - We talk with Baltimore City Paper Senior Editor Baynard Woods for our weekly check-in. This week's City Paper features an interview with new Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Gregory Thornton.
October 8, 2014
Ebola

National News Roundtable: Education and Pandemics

October 6, 2014 - Segment 2 - Dr. Lawrence Brown, activist, public health consultant, and Assistant Professor of Public Health in the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University, sits in for Marc as host to round up all things newsworthy, including a discussion on the changing landscape of public education and analysis of emerging pandemics
August 7, 2014
brains

Neuroeducation and Arts Integration

August 6, 2014 - Segment 3 - Dr. Charles Limb and Dr. Mariale Hardiman are pioneers in the field of neuro-education. In lay terms, that means applying what we know about the brain to help teachers be more effective. One important area of their research is arts integration – using the arts to teach traditional academic disciplines. So today we sat down with them to talk about whether putting more art in the classroom – whether it’s theater in history class, music in math, or poetry in chemistry – can help kids learn.
March 7, 2014
Baltimore Education Coalition Gubernatorial Forum

Baltimore Education Coalition Forum: MD Gubernatorial Candidates on Education

March 6, 2014 - Segment 2 - We listen back to the Non-Partisan Gubernatorial Forum on Education in Baltimore City, organized by the Baltimore Education Coalition, which I co-moderated. Democratic Gubernatorial candidates Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler, and Delegate Heather Mizeur share their visions for education in Maryland.
February 5, 2014
school

Baltimore Teachers Vote On A New Contract

February 5, 2014 - Segment 6 - We look at Baltimore teachers, as members of the Baltimore Teachers Union look to vote on a new contract this Thursday. We speak with Marietta English, President of the Baltimore City Teachers Union, and Iris Kirsch, Baltimore City Public Schools teacher.
February 5, 2014
Education

Common Core Implementation And The MSAs

February 5, 2014 - Segment 5 - We turn to standardization of education, and discuss the move to delay implementation of the Common Core curriculum in Maryland schools and to cancel this year's MSAs (Maryland School Assessments), with: Dr. Jack Smith, Chief Academic Officer of the Maryland State Department of Education, and Cheryl Bost, Vice President of the Maryland State Education Association.