A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Topic: Misconceptions about public education
Guest: Steven Singer, teacher, Steel Valley Middle School, Munhall, and author of the Gadfly on the Wall Blog
How Discussed: Politicians criticize American public schools for spending too much money and not educating students adequately. How is public school funding determined? What is the current high school graduation rate and how does it stack up to other industrialized countries? What problems do urban school systems face and how do public school teachers deal with them?
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.35MB - Duration: 29:52 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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