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  • 00:32

    Captivating Speakers - The Words you Choose

    in Motivation

    The words you choose are as important as the way in which you deliver them. We know that tone is all important but word selection cannot be ignored. The words we choose evoke a cognitive and emotional response. Our job as communicators is to send a message as accurately as possible to achieve a desired result. The old saying 'Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never harm me"? is not true. We are all aware of the enormous power of the spoken word. 

    In this episode we talk about how to choose words that will elevate rather than deflate and how you can speak to be heard, rather than speak to be judged. Chanti Niven and Desiree share our captivating speakers secrets every week on Monday morning. Tune in or download our podcasts on iTunes. Look for 'Captalk' in the iTunes store. 

  • 00:18

    Learn To-Podcast for Profit-Speakers

    in Marketing

    Teresa Maron, the "LearnTo" Queen is Helping You, So You Can Help Others. Join her and her Guest Collaboration Partners for insider secrets on Content Marketing, Speaking and Podcasting.


    Teresa's shares 5 ways Speakers can use a podcast to add dollars to a speaking gig. Guest Collaboration partner Keith Rupnik of Radio Linx Broadcast Marketing shares podcasting industry breaking news. Tune IN!


    Contact Teresa at LearnTo.us  and sign up for Free Training, Content Marketing, Podcasting Tips and more.

  • 01:35

    ASSAULT ON PUBLIC EDUCATION

    in Politics

    Teach the Children Well: The Battle for Public Education featuring Diane Ravitch, one of the foremost authorities on education in the U.S.,former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, whistle-blower etraordinaire, author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System, Reign of Error:The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools and other notable books on education history and policy " incisive, comprehensive looks at today s American public school system that argue against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is draining students and funding from our public schools.

    NYS Governor Cuomo manipulated the state budget, holding up its passage, until it included the hugely unpopular and anti-worker practice of pegging teachers tenure and evaluations to standardized tests grade results. While dropped from inclusion in the budget the Governors desire to see the proliferation of charter schools remains a mainstay on his educational agenda. These issues have been been heating up ever since Pres. Bush s No Child Left Behind plan, but especially since the roll out of Race to The Top and the Common Core State Standards so Building Bridges decided to tackle these issues with with Diane Ravitch, who infuses research, about the recent history of education policy reform, the strategies used for fighting back against these policies, and who proposes solutions that work to create sustainable, equitable, anti-racist, democratic and meaningful public education. Our conversation with Diane Ravitch is for anyone interested in an insider s look and leading a resistance or forming an organization towards reclaiming our public schools and reclaiming the public narrative around education policy.

  • 00:32
  • 00:32

    Anthony Cody previews The Network for Public Education's Conference

    in Education

    Jed and Tim talk to NPE's Anthony Cody about the Network for Public Education's conference in Chicago this weekend.


    See http://www.networkforpubliceducation.org/

  • 01:04

    A Lil Respect...Law Enforcement and the Public

    in Social Networking

    Tonight, on RAP UP LIVE with Pastor A.F. Riggins, we will be discussing Respect...Law Enforcement and the Public. We want to hear your views and opinions. Join in the discussion and let your voice be heard at (347) 855-8118 on Blog Talk USA.

  • 02:00

    Talk Back Tuesday's: Atlanta Public School Scandal!

    in Self Help

    Last Tuesday, eight Atlanta Public Schools employees were sentenced to prison in one of the largest school cheating scandals in American history. The educators were convicted of racketeering — a felony typically reserved for mob bosses, drug kingpins and terrorists.

    While similar scandals have occurred in 39 different states and Washington, D.C., the offenders have rarely been prosecuted as criminals. Yet in an unprecedented move, the prosecutors in Atlanta charged the educators under Georgia's "Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act" — a law passed in 1980 specifically to combat the scourge of organized crime. RICO laws, which EXIST at the federal level and in 33 states, empower prosecutors to go after the leaders of organized crime who order but do not personally commit crimes such as robbery, money laundering and murder. Individuals convicted under such laws can face up to 20 years in prison.

    Did the charges fit the crime? Was this organized crime? or simply unethical? Are we so familiar with justice not being served that when it is we think its unjust or even racism. Is this a prime example of overciminization in America? And most importantly What about the CHILDREN? 

    Call in and let's discuss this case and the educational system in America today. How can we improve or change the systemic and blatant disregard for education and justice for the real victims in this case. Come Get on the COUCH and let's talk about this and much more!!!! 




    RESOURCE: AJC

  • 02:05

    Assault on Public Education

    in Politics

    Last week the majority in the state legislature, under the leadership of Gov. Sam Brownback passed a new controversial law providing "block grant" funding to our public schools. The agenda has many critics, and may force a constitutional crisis in the supreme court. Later this week from March 28 - 30 people will be walking from Johnson County (NE Kansas) to the Topeka statehouse to raise awareness and promote participation of the public.


    Information about this event is at Game on for Kansas Schools. Stay tuned to RFK for updates.


    Today we will broadcast a special program on the corporate attempt to take over and privatize our public schools with Charter Schools. The show will expose how the "reform" movement under Obama's "Race to the Top" is being used as a guise to bring about this privatization of our public schools. You'll learn how they're doing it, who's behind it and what you can do about it.


    The Assault on Public Education is produced in the studio of WWUH 91.3 FM at the University of Hartford and airs on the last Monday of every month from 12- 1:00 PM.. at WWUH 91.3 FM (www.wwuh.org)


    A complete listing of free downloads in this series is linked at The A-Info Radio Project.

  • 00:44

    FEDERAL INVOLVEMENT IN PUBLIC EDUCATION

    in Education

    FEDERAL INVOLVEMENT IN PUBLIC EDUCATION 


    Center on Education Policy founder and long-term counsel to the US House of Representatives Education Committee Jack Jennings, author of "Presidents,Congress and the Public Schools"

  • 02:01

    Should Public Figures Be Judged For Things In Their Personal Lives?

    in Motivation

    In today's society we look up to public figures whether it's singers, or athletes. But what if they do something outside of their profession that's look upon as bad, should they be judged for it? Tune in. We will love to hear ya'll thoughts.

  • 00:33

    PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST TO SHERIFF CHRISTIANSON

    in News

    Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department


    Sheriff Adam Christianson and Coroner


    Public records request:


    Carmen Sabatino


    There is some dispute as to whether or not the killer of Glen Engert and Sheriff Bob Paris actually committed suicide.


    You can be of assistance. if you provide the autopsy report of Jim Ferrario who died in the Inferno.


    If there is a problem making the report public to the Back Story, you could provide it to his family.


    Please acknowledge receipt of this email.


    Thank you,


    Carmen Sabatino


     

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