Children at the Borders, Closing Schools in Puerto Rico: on the June BUS

Dr. Kaliris Salas-Ramirez, Assistant medical Professor – CUNY School of Medicine and advocate with Save Our Schools, joined the Education Town Hall on June 28 to discuss the crisis in Puerto Rico regarding closing public schools and privatizing public education. On the second segment (beginning at 36:00), BUS regular, Dr. Denisha Jones discussed family separation for asylum seekers at the US border.

For more details on the school closings in Puerto Rico —

In Defense of Puerto Rico

And more about separating families at the border —

When Policies Destroy Childhood

Fact Check on Children at the Border


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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