Education

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

 
 
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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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Path To Progress or Poverty?
Wine Women and Revolution

 
 
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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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Teachers lead the way
New Jersey Revolution Radio

 
 
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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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Vida Neil Is Back And Talking Camden
Wine Women and Revolution

 
 
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Camden Residents Deal With Dangerous Water While American Water Profits

New Jersey American Water is in the business of privatizing water and Camden residents have paid the price while they make millions and influence politics.

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Camden Residents Deal With Dangerous Water While American Water Profits
New Jersey Revolution Radio

 
 
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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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Standardized Testing Fails Students
Wine Women and Revolution

 
 
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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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Dismantling Racism Starts With Education.
Wine Women and Revolution

 
 
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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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