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?
Monday, November 21, 2011
By Beth Fertig
Take just a minute to remember a favorite teacher this holiday weekend. The nonprofit group StoryCorps is inviting people across the country to shower teachers with thanks the day after Thanksgiving. Hear the interview in which WNYC's Beth Fertig asks the StoryCorps founder David Isay why he chose to put the spotlight on teachers this year.