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Portland Teachers Improving Education

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Mon, 07/28/2014

Bill Resnick continues his conversation with Gwen Sullivan and Elizabeth Thiel of the Portland Association of Teachers. They discuss the importance of teachers' academic freedom to design classes tailored to the needs of their diverse students, as well as the importance of making sure that funding allocated to education is actually spent on classroom learning. They dispel common misconceptions about charter schools and public schools, and describe what professional development should mean, and what it often means in practice. The discussion concludes with the recognition that to improve education we need to end poverty and inequality, and that this will entail teachers coordinating with other unions and other movements.
17:47 minutes (8.14 MB)

Domingos para Recordar on 07/27/14

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Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Latin

Flashpoints on 07/25/14

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 07/24/14

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 07/23/14

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

A Win for Portland Teachers and Students

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Mon, 07/21/2014
Portland's teachers recently won a contract with the School Board enabling them to turn more of their attention to their work.  Two leaders of the Portland Association of Teachers  Gwen Sullivan and Elizabeth Thiel talk with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how this came about with help from students and their families.  Part 2 of this interview, in which Gwen and Elizabeth discuss how Portland's teachers will be able to use their improved position to better educate children, will be aired on next week's Old Mole.   23:54 minutes (16.41 MB)

Flashpoints on 07/22/14

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Labor Radio on 07/21/14

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Discussions On Working Class Issues

Domingos para Recordar on 07/20/14

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Sun, 07/20/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Latin

Flashpoints on 07/18/14

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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