April BUS: Florida School Funding, Gun Violence’s Effect on Students and Teachers

Full Recording of April BUS here.

Topics on the Education Town Hall’s April 2018 BUS Ride are education funding in Florida and the effect of gun violence on students and teachers. Listen on We Act Radio via TuneIn or ProgressiveDC on 4/26 at 11 a.m. EASTERN.

11 a.m. — Nadia Zananiri is a social studies teacher in Miami-Dade public schools, blogger, and founder of Florida Educators United. She will discuss issues Florida teachers and students face and how she is leading the fight to organize for a better public education system for all.

11:30 a.m. — Del Swain is an educator who lost a son to gun violence. She will discuss issues are gun violence and schools as well as local organizing efforts in Florida.

Related links, for background

Nadia Zananiri on Teacher Voice and KafkaTeach blog.

Seeking Justice for DJ Broadus, son of Del Swain.

Florida Educators’ United Facebook Group

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.

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