Education

#NJRR Live- Joe or Schmoe: Are We Ridin’ With Biden? (A Review of the Biden Presidency So Far)

Tonight, Christian Perez and Brian Powers will be looking into the Biden administration’s first 100 (or so) days in the White House. Did this new Presidency meet our expectations, rise above them, or fall below them? Does “better than bad” actually mean good? Let’s talk about it tonight on Revolution Radio.

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The #Idavox Report: Beth Foster and the Foster Woods Folks’ School

The #Idavox Report is coming at you, as we do every Tuesday at 8PM EST! Join Daryle Lamont Jenkins and Christian Perex as they interview a panel including Beth Foster and other educators. Beth Foster is the founder of the Foster Woods Folks’ School: “The Foster Woods Folk School focuses on education, storytelling, and the arts within an ecosocial justice framework aimed at celebrating and improving our connections as a global community of human and non-human earthlings.”

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The Idavox Report: Beth Foster and Dangerous Ideas Collective

Join Daryle Lamont-Jenkins and his crew of ANTIFA activists in exposing the far right wing groups that threaten a peaceful society. This week, a revolutionary journalist and teacher, Beth Foster, joins us from Tennessee to talk about covering police corruption in a murder case, revolutionary education, and more.

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#NJRR Live: Back to School? NJ and Other States Lay Out Plans to Open Schools During a Pandemic

We begin by remembering Mimi Soltysik with his brother Steve. Mimi was a prominent figure in Socialist Party US and ran as their Presidential nominee. He lost his battle with cancer this past week at only 45 years old.

Then, Badass Teacher Melissa Tomlinson joins us to talk about Coronavirus safety concerns and the environment out kids are expected to learn in.

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Path To Progress or Poverty?

In this episode Heather talks to Theresa Zimmerman Fuller and Adam Sheridan from NJ 21 United about the recent Sweeney backed Path To Progress Commission. Is this a cure all as Sweeney says or is it just more of the same attacks on public workers and unions we have come to expect from Steve Sweeney and the Norcross Dems?

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An Open Letter to Governor Phil Murphy and Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver

On July 2nd, 1839, a wayward slave ship by the name of The Amistad, captained incredibly by blood soaked Africans who amazingly overtook their violent rac…

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Teachers lead the way

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather is joined by friend and comrade Melissa Tomlinson. Melissa has appeared on NJRR more than any other guest, because she is just that awesome. Melissa was Heather’s very first guest when she started reporting for NJRR. That was just about a year ago, and you can…

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Vida Neil Is Back And Talking Camden

Camden’s only blogger, Vida Neil is back on NJRR. She joins Heather for some real talk about what is going on in Camden. This time she brought a friend with her Mangolaiso Davis. Things are rough in Camden. The state of New Jersey is in the middle of a dangerous cold pattern. We are under…

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Standardized Testing Fails Students

There are many issues with this high-pressure testing. Children as young as 3rd grade are required to take these tests which requires children as young as kindergarten to start learning test taking skills. These higher requirements make it harder for children to succeed in school. Since these tests are a graduation requirement the pressure is high for kids. Some teachers have had to set up mindfulness centers for their students, in part because of this elevated stress. New Jersey politics continues to put pressure on our kids they dont need.

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BATs Join With Unions For a Rally “New Jersey Needs Progressive Solutions”

The NJ Badass Teachers Association joins with public sector unions this Thursday to demand the NJ legislature pass a progressive budget to move our state forward to an economy that benefits working people. Under the Christie administration, the budget was balanced on the back of the average citizen. It’s time for real change with real…

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Hoffman for Senate 2018 Speaks Out Against Potential Corporate Takeover of Camden’s Public Schools!

On Thursday, June 21st, the Assembly will vote on the Camden Renaissance School Expansion bill (A-4181). This bill and its companion in the Senate (S-2722) will bring the Camden public schools under greater control of private corporations instead of granting greater and improved accountability to the public. “The State of New Jersey is currently dealing…

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Dismantling Racism Starts With Education.

Amistad Curriculum Could a change in the social studies curriculum taught in schools help begin the process of dismantling systemic racism? In today’s episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather is joined by Melissa Tomlinson who explains the revolutionary Amistad Curriculum. This fully integrated curriculum would introduce African history, culture, and society into a holistic…

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Johnnie Lattner Newark Green Candidate

An interview with Green Party member and Newark School Board Candidate Johnnie Lattner. https://soundcloud.com/new-jersey-revolution-radio/johnnie-lattner-newark-green

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