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Voices4Ed

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Education for Kids
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Voices4Ed is an Education Post podcast hosted by Ikhlas Saleem and Lane Wright. We bring in voices of students, parents, and teachers to talk about what’s really happening in our public schools. It’s a different conversation about public education.

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Voices4Ed is an Education Post podcast hosted by Ikhlas Saleem and Lane Wright. We bring in voices of students, parents, and teachers to talk about what’s really happening in our public schools. It’s a different conversation about public education.

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Podcast of my dreams!

By Swag momma - Nov 03 2017
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Great job, Ikhlas and Lane. Excellent topics and extremely well-executed!

Excited to hear the next one!

By Alma Vivian - Oct 26 2017
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I’m a mom and organizer AND so excited for more!!!

iTunes Ratings

16 Ratings
Average Ratings
16
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Podcast of my dreams!

By Swag momma - Nov 03 2017
Read more
Great job, Ikhlas and Lane. Excellent topics and extremely well-executed!

Excited to hear the next one!

By Alma Vivian - Oct 26 2017
Read more
I’m a mom and organizer AND so excited for more!!!
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Voices4Ed

Latest release on Jun 11, 2020

All 41 episodes from oldest to newest

Episode 41: How Oakland Is Tackling the Reading Crisis (ft. Lakisha Young, Dirk Tillotson, and Kareem Weaver)

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In this episode, you'll hear from Oakland activists Lakisha Young, Dirk Tillotson, and Kareem Weaver about the Literacy for All campaign, which is described as going beyond focusing on “K-3 literacy outcomes” and also targets increasing the literacy of the whole family. 

“What good is being able to sit at the lunch counter if you can't read the menu when you get there?” – Kareem Weaver.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast

Jun 11 2020

49mins

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Episode 40: Demanding a Family-Centered Response to Coronavirus (ft. Parent Activists Anise and Yolanda)

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In this episode, you'll hear from Anise Walker and Yolanda Corbett about the state of education in Washington D.C. during COVID-19 and the challenges that parents face when they try to get a seat at the table.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast

May 26 2020

44mins

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Episode 39: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latino Families

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In this episode, you'll hear from Lorena Lopera about why Latino communities are among the hardest hit by COVID-19 and about the steps that need to be taken to ensure that students in those communities receive the educational support they need.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

Apr 29 2020

30mins

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Episode 38: Leadership during a Crisis (ft. Jeb Bush)

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Lane and Chris Stewart talk to Jeb Bush about how the COVID-19 pandemic will permanently change education and politics in the United States.

You'll learn how COVID-19 will catalyze education innovation, why school districts should not take a "data vacation" during COVID-19, and how COVID-19 is changing the way parents think about education.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

Apr 21 2020

45mins

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Episode 37: Unexpected Homeschool Mom

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In this episode, you'll hear from Lane's wife, Kerline, about what it has been like to suddenly be a homeschool teacher because of COVID-19. You'll hear about how it's changed her lifestyle, how she's coping with the increased workload, and what she has learned from the process.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

Apr 13 2020

30mins

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Episode 36: Getting Free Internet to Families Who Need It Most

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In this episode, we speak with activist Dirk Tillotson about how low income students are being denied an education during COVID-19. You’ll hear how Comcast’s free internet service is not actually free, why a lack of internet access is an extreme barrier to academic success, and how activists and business leaders are stepping up to solve the problem.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

Apr 06 2020

32mins

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Episode 35: Talk Less (ft. Howard Fuller)

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Dr. Howard Fuller is a civil rights icon, education reform advocate, and an academic. He is the former superintendant of Milwaulkee Public Schools and a co-founder of the Malcolm X Liberation University.

In this episode, Dr. Fuller explains what it looks like to stop talking and take action. He talks about the time he visited the guerilla freedom fighters in Mozambique, the lack of support for charter schools from either the Democrats and the Republicans, and why teachers' unions are currently at cross-purposes with students.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

Mar 13 2020

48mins

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Episode 34: The Secret Shame of Progressive Cities (ft. Chris Stewart)

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In this episode, Lane and Ikhlas sit down with Chris Stewart and Tanesha Peeples to discuss the new Brightbeam report: The Secret Shame: How America’s Most Progressive Cities Betray Their Commitment to Educational Opportunity For All.

You'll learn why we need to call out progressives about education inequity, how to hold local politicians accountable for education inequity issues, and what regular people can do to make a difference in their city.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

Jan 20 2020

55mins

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Episode 33: No Country For Black Men (ft. Dr. Kimberly Underwood & Dr. Eddie Moore Jr.)

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In this episode, we speak with Dr. Kimberly Underwood and Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. about the lack of black male educators in American classrooms.

You’ll learn about the historical and systemic causes for the lack of black male educators, the negative impact it has on students of color, and the steps that are being taken to improve the situation.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

Oct 02 2019

54mins

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Episode 32: The Strength To Let Kids Struggle Feat. Dr. Sonja Santelises

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In this episode, we talk to Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises about the phenomenon she calls "educational redlining". Sonja explains how differences in student outcomes are often caused by inequity in teaching technique– that especially in classrooms of black students, teachers spend too much time modeling problems and not enough time allowing students to struggle for solutions.

We discuss the obstacles to achievement that students currently face, how teachers are not allowing students to think for themselves, and how educational redlining affects students' college readiness.

Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

Sep 10 2019

42mins

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