schools

February 2, 2016
Councilman Nick Mosby (Credit: City Paper)

Baltimore Mayoral Candidate: Councilman Nick Mosby

February 2. 2016 - Segment 2 -We're joined by Democratic Mayoral candidate and City Councilman Nick Mosby, who shares his vision for the city.
January 13, 2016

Raising Strong Leaders: A Community Discussion For Parents & Young Readers

January 12, 2016 - Segment 3 - Today we preview an important community event happening this weekend in Baltimore, hosted by the Center for Urban Families: Raising Strong Readers, a community discussion for parents and young readers.
November 28, 2015

Oak Hill Center For Education And Culture: Building Social & Economic Justice In Baltimore

November 24, 2015 - Segment 3 - Today we meet with collective members of the Oak Hill Center for Education and Culture is a school that explores creative strategies for movement-building around social and economic justice in Baltimore and beyond.
February 26, 2015
cops

Should Police Carry Guns In Public Schools?

February 26, 2015 - Segment 3 - We discuss a controversial bill that would lift restrictions on when police officers could carry their weapons, allowing them to carry them inside 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.
December 17, 2014
housing

Baltimore Town Hall: City Funding, Bond Issues & Which Institutions Are Supported Financially

December 15, 2014 - Segment 2 - We discuss an important community event that's taking place Tuesday, hosted by the Baltimore Community & Business Alliance: a Town Hall Meeting on City Funding, School Funding, Body Cameras and Police Accountability, and other issues.
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.
November 14, 2013
School closures

State of Public Education in Baltimore

November 14, 2013 - Segment 2 - In the wake of the announcement that Baltimore City is planning to close seven city schools, we begin our show with a roundtable discussion on education in Baltimore. In addition to the school closings, we will discuss the 10-year school construction plan as well as a recent report that Baltimore City suspended Pre-K students at a rate far higher than any other district in Maryland last year.
July 26, 2013
Chicago Public Schools, School Closings

Chicago & Baltimore Dialogue On The Future Of Education

July 26, 2013 - Hour 2 - We open a dialogue between two cities facing tough decisions on the future of education and schools: Chicago and Baltimore. Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that 50 schools in the district will be closed, and Baltimore City's plan for the coming decade includes closing underutilized schools and placing emphasis on renovations and new school construction.
May 30, 2013
Chicago Public Schools, School Closings

Chicago and Baltimore: Two Cities Facing Tough Decisions On Education

May 30, 2013 - Segment 1 - We open a dialogue between two cities facing tough decisions on the future of education and schools: Chicago and Baltimore. Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that 50 schools in the district will be closed, and Baltimore City's plan for the coming decade includes closing underutilized schools and placing emphasis on renovations and new school construction.
May 16, 2013
Community schools, Baltimore

Where Are Community Schools And After-School Programs After Funding Cuts?

May 16, 2013 - Segment 4 - We talk about the state of our community schools, after-school programs, and out-of-school time after cuts to funding with a local principal, parent, and Jake Berzoff-Cohen, Organizer for the Child First Authority.
February 26, 2013
Teaching Black History in Chicago

How Should We Teach Social Sciences In Our Schools?

February 26, 2013 - Segment 3 - We close our show with a look at the debate taking place right now in Chicago, over whether or not Black History should be taught in schools. You will hear from a roundtable of educators and historians about how social sciences are taught and how they should be taught in our schools.