Oct BUS: Teaching for Black Lives and Defending Early Years from Online Preschool

On the October BUS: Teaching for Black Lives, a new book co-edited by Jesse Hagopian, Seattle teacher and editor of Rethinking Schools, and Dr. Diane Levin, of Defending the Early Years, discussing online preschool. Listen at 11 a.m. EASTERN on Thursday, October 25, via TuneIn or by visiting We Act Radio and clicking on arrow at upper left (NOTE: Not all “listen” buttons are working at present). OR check back for archived show, published shortly after air-time.

Jesse Hagopian, who first joined the Education town Hall in May 2015, teaches ethnic studies at Garfield High School in Seattle and edits of Rethinking Schools magazine. He joins the October BUS to discuss Teaching for Black Lives, which he co-edited with Wayne Au and Dyan Watson.

Dr. Diane Levin, is professor of early childhood education at Wheelock College of Education and Human Development in Boston (Boston University’s School of Education and Wheelock merged in 2017), and Senior Advisor to the Defending the Early Years (DEY) project. She joins the October BUS to discuss DEY’s position statement against online preschool. (Statement regarding online preschool here in PDF.)

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
New programming 2nd and 4th Thursdays, alternating with classic shows.
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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