Education

Update on PPS-PAT Contract Talks with PAT President, Gwen Sullivan

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Mon, 11/25/2013
Bill Resnick talks to Gwen Sullivan, President of the Portland Association of Teachers. They bring an update on the contract talks between the Portland Association of Teachers and the Portland Public School district board, the possibility of a strike, and the fight for quality public education in the age of neoliberalism. 18:33 minutes (16.98 MB)

Tonalli on 11/26/13

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Tonalli
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Tue, 11/26/2013 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.

KBOO Youth Collective: Ben and Jerry's Partner Shop Community Profile

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The Underground
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Fri, 11/22/2013
New Avenues for Youth runs nonprofit businesses that provide employment training opportunities for homeless and at-risk youth. Our social purpose enterprises are a key vehicle for youth to develop the skills needed to obtain permanent employment, access post-secondary opportunities, and build a pathway to long-term success. The enterprises include two Ben & Jerry’s PartnerShops, and a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream catering and cart business.
11:19 minutes (10.36 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour November 11 2013

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Mon, 11/11/2013

Tom Becker hosts this Veterans Day episode and we hear: 56:20 minutes (51.58 MB)

Well-read Red: PPS/PAT contracts talks, what they are and aren't about

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Mon, 11/11/2013
Frann Michel reports on Portland Public School and Portland Association of Teachers contract talks. Teachers are not fighting for wages, so much as work and ultimately learning conditions -- including class size, standardized testing, and prep-time during the day. She shares stories from teachers, students, and parents, exposing the District's false narrative of greedy teachers and austerity. She points out that the K-12 public school system, while not perfect, is not fundamentally broken as such and its problems cannot be traced to organized/unionized teachers, or else wealthier school districts and places like Finland would have comparably bad rates of success. 8:23 minutes (7.68 MB)

Tonalli on 11/12/13

Program: 
Tonalli
Air date: 
Tue, 11/12/2013 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.
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