education

The Roundtable
1:52 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

The Apprenticeship Project - Hana van der Kolk

The Apprenticeship Project, a collectively-created performance installation, takes place on Wednesday in North Adams. The performance features 34 performers engaged in a variety of activities. We learn more from Arthur Levitt '52 Artist-in-Residence at Williams College, Hana van der Kolk.

New England News
8:43 am
Tue April 24, 2012

CT Teachers' Union to Hold Education Rally

Members of Connecticut's largest teachers' union will be rallying in support overhauling the state's education system and urging lawmakers to include voices from educators in the debate over Governor Dannel P. Malloy's education proposals.  WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...

Teachers from the Connecticut Education Association will gather outside the state Capitol today and Wednesday night to urge the legislature to continue moving in what they say is the right direction with the governor's education bill.

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The Roundtable
4:15 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Eboo Patel at Union College on 4/24

Eboo Patel, one of the leading voices for cultivating greater understanding and acceptance of diverse faith backgrounds on college campuses, will speak Tuesday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel at Union College. More information here.

The Roundtable
4:01 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

War Stories in the GE Theatre at Proctors

There will be a staged reading of War Stories, a performance about the effect of war based on writings from the Empire State College community on April 24 in the Proctors GE Theater in Schenectady, NY. Elaine Handley, Cindy Bates, and Claudia Hough join us to tell us more.

The Roundtable
12:41 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students

We welcome Jessica Minahan and Nancy Rappaport and speak about The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students.

New York News
11:22 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress Report: Enrollment Decline, School Closures

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress has released a discussion brief analyzing how solid the region's educational infrastructure is for the decade to come... Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has details

The report, titled "Closed Schools, Open Minds: Hudson Valley's School Enrollment Dilemma and Opportunities for Adaptive Reuse" looks into the dilemma school districts all over the Valley are facing: declining enrollment rates.

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New England News
3:55 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Public Housing Agency Promotes Family Self-sufficiency

SHA Robinson Gardens apartments , Springfield MA
WAMC

Helping people help themselves to someday leave public housing was the goal of a conference Wednesday sponsored by the public housing authority in Springfield Massachusetts.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

    Every parent seeks a better life for their children was the motivational message aimed at more than 100 mostly young parents who attended today’s conference, some with their children in tow.

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The Roundtable
11:57 am
Tue April 10, 2012

Jeff Berman - Death Education in the Writing Classroom

Jeff Berman

WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Dr. Jeffrey Berman, a distinguished teaching professor of English at the University at Albany and the author of Death Education in the Writing Classroom.

 

 

The Roundtable
12:45 pm
Wed April 4, 2012

Music Education

David Alan Miller, Meastro of The Albany Symphony Orchestra, joins us to talk about music education.

The Roundtable
3:07 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

IS183's Buckaroo Bollywood Ball

Joe Donahue speaks with Hope Sullivan about IS183 Gala, the Buckaroo Bollywood Ball.

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