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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

Teachers Rebel!

Airs at: Thu, 03/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
In a program dedicated to teachers everywhere, Bread and Roses explores the amazing but true story of a teachers' rebellion in Oaxaca, Mexico, that turned into a massive social justice movement. Host Carole Scholl will present music and interviews from Oaxaca, including sto... Read more

Education Advocates Protest in Salem Against Another Budget Cut

Airs at: Tue, 02/24/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Oregon legislature wants to cut one hundred and six million dollars from public schools this year.  This is in addition to the sixty one million that has already been cut which has lead to layoffs and lost school days in many Oregon School districts.  In response, a grou... Read more

Future Studies: Mark Lawton

Airs at: Thu, 02/19/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
The topic is "The Future." The guest is Catlin Gable teacher Mark Lawton, who presented the findings of his year-long foray into the field of future studies and its implications for education on Tuesday, February 24, at 7 p.m. in the Cabell Center on the school campus, 8825... Read more

Dawn Menken: Conflict Resolution for Kids

Airs at: Mon, 02/09/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Anna Keith speaks with Dawn Menken, PhD, a therapist, conflict resolution facilitator and teacher with a special devotion to relationships and building sustainable community. She is the author of "Speak Out! Talking About Love, Sex and Eternity." She is leading a series of ... Read more

Breaking Down Poverty's Barriers: An Interview with Dr. Donna Beegle

Poverty is more than a lack of resources. It creates barriers that isolate the poor from the rest of the community and from opportunities to break free from its grip. That isolation also extends to having a voice in research and program development for breakding down povert... Read more