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Education Today

A weekly discussion of the trends and issues in the world of education and observations on the ever changing educational landscape.

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EdToday-17-09-05-David Allyn

August 30, 2017

Dr. David Allyn, Ceo of Oliver Scholars (a non-profit orgnization which serves high achieving Black & Latino students facing socio-economic barriers to succes), discusses his organization's roles in assisting students transition to independent schools with the goal of then transitioning to college.  

Listen   27:45

EdToday-17-07-29-Julia Cook

August 23, 2017

Award winning children's author, Julia Cook, discusses her career as an author, as well as her latest book, The Technology Tale, and teaching children awareness of issues related to their digital footprint.

Listen   29:30

EdToday-17-08-08-Roger Powell

August 08, 2017

Dr. Roger Powell of San Bernardino Valley College discusses the state of cyber security in the world of education.

Listen   29:00

EdToday-17-07-25-Janiele Maffei

July 25, 2017

Janiele Maffei of the California Earthquake Authority, discusses earthquake safety, earthquake history and how these two issues affect our schools. 

Listen   28:20

EdToday-17-07-04-Jeff Tierney

June 27, 2017

Jeff Tierney, Director of Boy's Town Press, discusses the role of Boy's Town Press in larger mission of Boy's Town as it exists today.  

Listen   27:44

EdToday-17-06-27-Ryan Smith

June 21, 2017

The Executive Director of Education Trust-West, Ryan Smith, discusses a recent study showing the educational inequities for low income students and students of color in the State of California.

Listen   29:29

EdToday-17-06-20-Maria Polonchek

June 14, 2017

Maria Polonchek, author of In Good Faith: Secular Parenting in a Religioius World, discusses the role and importance of secular parenting in contemporary society.  

Listen   28:59

EdToday-17-06-13-Alicia Maciel

June 12, 2017

Alicia Maciel, Executive Director of the Prentice School (Tustin, CA) discusses the effects of summer break on the learning process, and ways to mitigate potential loss.  

Listen   27:54

EdToday-17-05-30-David Burkus

May 25, 2017

Author and professor David Burkus discusses the transition from college to work, and what college graduates can expect. 

Listen   28:52

EdToday-17-04-11-Justin Ashley

April 26, 2017

Justin Ashley, award winning teacher discusses the need for life-balance in order for teachers to be successful and fulfilled.  His new book is Balanced Teacher Path and is available from Free Spirit Publishing. 

Listen   28:15

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