How are schools responding to immigration-related stresses on students and families? How will recent budget decisions affect DC students and teachers? Join the Education Town Hall, Thursday June 8, 11 a.m. — noon Eastern, for the latest. Listen via TuneIn or check back for recording, posted shortly after air time.

Allyson Criner Brown, of Teaching for Change, will update us on the school-sanctuary movement and the impact of immigration-related detentions and scare tactics on students in DC and beyond. Top of the hour. DC-specific support and organizing information here. SHOW DETAILS and RECORDING.

DC budget watchers Emily Mechner and Mary Levy join parent/blogger Valerie Jablow and long-time education activist Peter MacPherson to discuss results of recent budget decisions. Second segment begins 11:30. UPDATE: Peter MacPherson was unable to join the show on June 8. MORE INFO and RECORDING.

The Education Town Hall with Thomas Byrd
broadcasts from Historic Anacostia
in Washington, DC,
on We Act Radio,
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. Eastern
Listen live via TuneIn.

Shows are archived for convenient listening shortly after broadcast.

After years of weekly broadcasts, the program now focuses one show each month on local issues and one on “the BUS,” organized by BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and SOS March.