Voices4Ed | A different conversation about public education
By Education Post | Hosted by Ikhlas Saleem and Lane Wright
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Voices4Ed is an Education Post podcast where we bring in voices of students, parents, and teachers to talk about what’s really happening in our public schools. It’s a different conversation about public education.
||CleanEpisode 16: Back To School (ft. Samantha Brown Olivieri)||There are many ways that parents can engage with their kids’ education. However there are few resources available to help parents make the biggest possible impact. Often, the most significant resource provided to parents is a back-to-school shopping..||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: When School Discipline And Implicit Bias Collide (ft. Miriam Rollin and Sharif El-Mekki)||In this episode, we discuss the repealing of the Obama-era Guidance on school discipline and what it means for the fight to make education more equitable. First we talk to the director of the Education Civil Rights Alliance, Miriam Rollin, about the...||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: The Stripping Away of Civil Rights (ft. Laura Waters)||In this episode, we sit down with our friend and colleague Laura Waters to discuss the role of the federal government in regulating public schools as well as Laura's recent article about Betsy DeVos's failure to protect disabled students from civil...||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Choosing a Good School for Your Kid||In this episode, we discuss the metrics that parents can use to make an informed decision about school choice. Then you will hear a story of public education done right. This is the story of Sandra and her young son Aurelius, and their journey to find..||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Why Youth Mentoring Increases Opportunities for Kids||In this episode, we interview Torie Weiston-Serdan, educator and founder of the Youth Mentoring Action Network, a non-profit organization that provides mentoring services to young people to help them become college, career, and life ready. We discuss...||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: We Take a Trip to Denver! (ft. Susana Cordova)||In this episode, Lane and Ikhlas speak with Susana Cordova, deputy superintendent of Denver Public Schools. She started working in Denver over 20 years ago as a bilingual language arts teacher. We discuss the current state of education in Denver, what..||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: First Generation College Students||In this episode, we explore the experiences and struggles of first-generation college students. First, we hear from our colleague Valentina, Education Post’s chief of staff, about her experience as a first-generation college student. Then, we speak...||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of MLK's Assassination||In this episode, Ikhlas and Lane are joined by the founder of Campaign for School Equity, Mendell Grinter, to commemorate the date of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination 50 years ago. They discuss why Dr. King’s dream is still relevant today...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: The Best and Worst Moments of 2017||On our last episode of 2017, we talk about the best and worst moments of the year. From politics to #metoo, from wonderful moments inside classrooms and outside, 2017 was a big year. We want to thank all of the guests we’ve had on the podcast so far..||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Millennials in Education||In this episode, Ikhlas visited a Panel on Millennials in Education Reform, hosted by the Fordham Institute in Washington DC. She spoke with three panelists on how Millennials are involved in education and reform. Mendell Grinter, Founder and...||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Lane Took a Trip to Qatar and Then Found KIPP (ft. Mike Feinberg)||Lane attends the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in Doha, Qatar, and interviews some of the unique voices at the summit. First, we hear from two students at the English Modern School in Doha, Satine Dosdos, and Matthew El Chalouhi. They...||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: A Trip to Planet Mom (ft. Erika Sanzi and Keri Rodrigues)||Today on the podcast we're talking to two amazing moms of school kids, Erika Sanzi and Keri Rodrigues. How Erika and Keri do it all is beyond us, but in this episode, we dive into everything from advocating for kids to trying to find some down time...||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: #TeachtheBabies (ft. David Johns and Dr. John King)||We finally got to sit down with David Johns and Dr. John King at The Inaugural National Black Male Educators Convening in Philly last month, hosted by The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice. Last episode we chatted with...||11/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Why We Need More Black Male Educators (ft. Sharif El-Mekki and Vincent Cobb II)||Ikhlas and Lane attended The Inaugural National Black Male Educators Convening in Philly earlier this month hosted by The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice. They got to hear from Black male educators from around the country...||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: What Do Principals Do All Day?||Principals can really make or break a school. Today we’re discussing what principals do, what makes a good or bad principal, and how teachers and principals can work together to improve schools. We're joined by former Minnesota Teacher of the Year...||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: How’d You Get Into Education Anyway?||Welcome to the first episode of Voices4ED, an Education Post podcast where we bring in voices of students, parents and teachers to talk about what’s really happening in our public schools. Hosted by Ikhlas Saleem and Lane Wright of Education Post,...||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
So excited for more!
This episode is a great kickoff to what will surely be an amazing podcast. So excited for the thoughtful conversations Ikhlas and Lane are going to bring their listeners!
Been waiting for something like this
I care a lot about education and schools but feel like the other podcasts on this topic are either for policy wonks or classroom teachers, and nothing in between. These hosts really bring everyone in on what matters for public schools, they're really easy for anyone to relate to. Looking forward to seeing who else they interview.
An ed talk you'll want to join
So nice to listen to everyday people talking about everyday things happening in our public schools. Whether you're a parent, a teacher or a student, not only can you relate to the hosts, you wanna add your two cents right along with them!