Thursday, March 12, 2015
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
By Beth Fertig
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
By Beth Fertig
Monday, July 28, 2014
Bel Kaufman, who died on Friday at 103, became an unofficial spokeswoman for the urban teacher after her book Up the Down Staircase was published in 1965. Hear her humor and insight in this rare audio treat.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Attacks known as “knockout games” are making headlines around the country. Jeffrey Butts of CUNY’s John Jay talks about what’s fueling the violence and the media coverage. Plus: US Education Secretary Arne Duncan on his push to recruit teachers; NJPR’s Matt Katz talks about Gov. Christie on the national stage; a deep dive into blasphemy laws; and who deserves a Medal of Freedom?
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Laurel Sturt discussed her negative views of the New York City school system as outlined in her book Davonte’s Inferno: Ten Years in the New York Public School Gulag.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
By Beth Fertig
The city says it will appeal a judge's ruling that a teacher caught carrying heroin should be allowed to go back to work
Friday, August 16, 2013
On yesterday's show, NYS Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch said that "for a decade testing has driven instruction" but that the new Common Core standards will help shift the paradigm and "instruction and curriculum...will drive the test." She also said that teacher training for the Common Core has been "uneven" throughout the state, but that funds are being spent to bring teachers up to speed. Teachers: Do you think that Common Core will change the "teaching to the test" paradigm? And how have you been trained to prepare your students for the Common Core? Call 212-433-9692 or post your comment here.
Monday, July 08, 2013
A dedicated New York City teacher collected stories of artists who ditched their day jobs to pursue their calling. And then one day she did the same thing herself. She explains why she chose a path that takes her out of the classroom.
Monday, July 01, 2013
By Jeannie Choi
“This isn’t about the politics of the classroom, and we’re not going to evaluate their dancing,” said Jason Gordon who works in public relations and is married to a teacher. He organized the party as a gift to all New York City teachers.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Who is a person in your life who opened your eyes to a new way of thinking? Who inspired you to see the world differently, either as a child or as an adult? The phone lines are open for you at 212-433-WNYC, 212-433-9692 -- or you can leave a comment below.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Teachers, principals, guidance counselors, administrators and other educators: how have you been dealing with talking about the Newtown shooting with students? What are you telling kids of different ages? How are your students handling it, and how have you been handling it? Call in to 212-433-9692 or post below.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012