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Community Calendar Monday April 27 2009

Airs at: Sun, 04/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
COMMUNITY CALENDAR 27 APRIL 2009 Happy Monday! This is Margaret with your community calendar for 27 April 2009. This evening from 7 to 9:30 pm, the Village Ballroom opens its doors for the Free Geek Benefit Square Dance, featuring the Greasy Chain String Band. All ages an... Read more

Political Perspectives on 04/15/09

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Chris Martenson, who offers a free crash course on "how we got into this economic crisis." Chris Martenson is an author; obsessive financial observer; trained as a scientist; experienced in business; has made profound changes in his lifes... Read more

Jews, Food and Ethics

Airs at: Sat, 03/28/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
This show focuses on the intersection of Jews, food and ethics. Host Liz Schwartz interviews Rabbi Arthur Waskow, a major proponent of the eco-kashrut movement. Eco-kashrut expands on traditional kosher dietary practices by incorporating the ethics of sustainable growing sy... Read more

Students, Teachers and Parents fight to keep LEP High open

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Students at LEP (Leap) High School in Portland have been fighting to keep their school open, after the school’s Charter was revoked by the school board on Monday. School administrators say the numbers presented by the Board were outdated, and a recent fundraising campaign h... Read more

Wednesday, April First, 2009

Airs at: Tue, 03/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, April First, 2009. ------------------------ Come join The Sister Circle, a Support Group for Women of Color in Higher Education that meets every other Wednesday in the Women's Resour... Read more

More Talk Radio: Public Education in Oregon and the Economic Crisis-March 30, 2009

 This Monday, March 30, our focus will be on public education in Oregon and the economic crisis. What does the future look like for Oregon schools? The guests from Stand for Children,  are Rachel Langford, Portland Director, and Mike Rosen, member. As a primer, you might wa... Read more

Community Calendar Tuesday March 31 2009

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY March 31 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday March 31 2009. Portland Central America Solidarity Committee meets Wednesday April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 311 N Ivy St in Portland. PCASC is a grassroots organization ... Read more

a conversation about the future of the LEP charter school renewal

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2009 at 5:00pm
finally posted:  a conversation with student izzy and mr. adam, chaperone/founder of the leadership and entrepreneurship public charter school; or LEP high.  the future of the school is in a vulnerable position, as the board of  portland public schools may consider not rene... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 03/22/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz ... Read more

Bonuses & Merit Pay

Airs at: Sat, 03/21/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Just as bonuses for corporate CEOs leads to corruption, so "merit" pay for teachers  leads to corrupt teaching practices.  Bill Resnick talks with Fred McKissack of Rethinking Schools about what's  wrong with this way of motivating people.   (Illustration: Richard Downs) Read more