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Last week Rep. Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield) and Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) decided that their vast experience as suburban Wisconsin legislators qualififed them to introduce a bill that would literally take away Milwaukee Public Schools from the people of Milwaukee. Yes, they proposed a "public school take over bill." These bills have been passed in many urban areas across the country and have been proven to simply be a private take over of urban poor and minority populated schools. Later in the week it was announced that the bill was killed. However, the movement to privatize urban public schools has been way too lucrative to just let die. Instead of a bill, the Milwaukee School Take over Bill has been simply slated to be passed as part of the state budget process—truly undermining the political and social capital of the citizens of Milwaukee.
Tonight's special episode will feature Milwaukee school board member, former teacher and editor of Rethinking Schools Larry Miller, Wisconsin Public Education Network's Heather DuBois Bourenane, and Angela McManaman, President of Parents for Public Schools-Milwaukee.
Hey Family, Join us at a special time tomorrow for an amazing show! We'll discuss the Iowa Caucus results as well the latest Democratic Debate. Joining us for that segment will be none other than Democratic Strategist Jamal Simmons. We'll also discuss the latest with Chicago Public Schools and Governor Rauner and the Congressional hearing on the Flint Water Crisis. Lastly, we'll discuss the tragic death of Gynnya McMillen, the latest black body to die in police custody.
A discussion with Ms. Linda Harris, Mr. Patrick Jones and Mr. James Taylor. Show title "What Successful Urban Schools Do! Experts Share Best Practices.
NCEBC wants to welcome the full village to question, understand, and ask questions, about governance, educational policy, finances, resources, and the basic democratic principles of equity, fairness, and justice. It is important (if not, vital) that we have this conversation to continue to dispel the myth that black children are incapable of achieving high test scores, therefore public schools are incapable of providing quality education.
"We believe in accountability. We believe that data drives decision-making. We believe in research-based practices. These principles have been used for generations by high performing schools, principals and Superintendents; especially those working and succeeding in urban communities were poverty and race are the dominant elements. This conversation is about the politics, power, economics, and restructuring of a public school system into a charter school system."
Diana Daniels, Executive Director, National Council on Educating Black Children
Join UIF founder Tim Ray and his guest Avril James-Hurt as they discuss the power of positive thinking in different religions.
Avril has a B.S. in exercise science from Georgia State University and a Master's of public health from Benedictine University. Avril began studying Yoga philosophy two decades ago, which has inspired her to become a coach in these teachings--where meditation is central. Avril leads weekly meditation groups and a Sunday service at Unity North Atlanta. This is where she first learned about United Intentions during a presentation. She was instantly hooked and desires to share how the process of meditation can clear the mind for precise intentions and help maintain the momentum for attaining them. She works for Piedmont Healthcare leading: Yoga Therapy classes and mindfulness-based employee stress management classes.
Learn to create the life you desire through the power of intentions at unitedintentions.org.
Refugee Resettlement Expert, Jim Simpson!
James Simpson is an investigative journalist, businessman and former economist and budget examiner for the White House (OMB). Since 1995, he has written non-fiction articles for various periodicals based both on his experiences in government and business, and a longstanding avocation in public policy. Mr. Simpson is widely sought speaker on immigration & refugee resettlement. He published four books: The Red Green Axis: Refugees, Immigration and the Agenda to Erase America; Casa de Maryland, A Case Study in Subversion and Corruption at the Highest Levels; Red Unions, How and Why Big Labor Leaders Betray their Nation; and The Patriot’s Handbook, A Practical Guide to Restoring Liberty. His upcoming book, The Onion Conspiracy, is due out from WND Books in 2016. Mr. Simpson’s work on the Cloward-Piven Manufactured Crisis Strategy provided background for Glenn Beck’s groundbreaking TV series on the subject, and has been discussed widely on talk radio, where Mr. Simpson is a frequent guest. Mr. Simpson was also featured in the award-winning documentary AGENDA: Grinding America Down, and the latest, AGENDA II: Masters of Deceit. He is also featured in Trevor Loudon’s upcoming documentary, The Enemies Within.
With so many different personalities in schools, as parents, we often find ourselves dealing with social problems or other conflicts our children are having with their peers. With the child’s attention being focused on the problem, learning is often compromised. Join the APS teachers as we explore this topic and share tools that can change the difficulties and struggles children sometimes have with their peers.
Jeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, Hollywood film producer, and a producer of a Grammy winning jazz album in 2015. In his career, he has been the founder of multiple startups, he has been the CEO of both public and private companies, and he has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known companies, including Priceline.com. uBid.com, CTI, ColorJar, and more.
Today Jeff serves on the boards of companies in the US, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. He supports entrepreneurs and small businesses on a worldwide basis, serving on the global board of directors of Global Entrepreneurship Week (supporting entrepreneurship in over 130 countries), the US State Department’s GIST program (Global Innovation through Science and Technology, working in 49 emerging nations), the APEC Startup Initiative (the Asia Pacific Economic Council’s 21-member nation association), and many others. He supports the White House, the State Department, the United Nations, and similar organizations internationally on economic growth initiatives and entrepreneurship programs.
Jeff is a frequent keynote speaker, having been invited to speak in over 50 countries. He speaks on the topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, and business leadership, and is the author of the book SCALE, a how-to guide for growing your business. Jeff also teaches innovation workshops to major corporations on a regular basis.
Jeff received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the national CEO council for his contributions to the field of entrepreneurship, and he received the Champion of Entrepreneurship Award from JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, and Rising Tide Capital, as well as receiving the George Brown Award for International Cooperation.
Today’s episode is “The Role of Church and Community Development”. We will discuss the history of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and its impact on community and society in particular and the role of the Church, in general, and its responsibility to community.
Our guest for today is Rev. Albert D. Tyson III, the Presiding Elder of the North District, Chicago Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. The AME Church was founded in 1787, and has a mission to minister to the social, spiritual, and physical development of all people.
Elder Tyson is highly involved in the AME Church, and the community and civic affairs of Chicago and beyond. His resume is extensive, and time does not permit me to share it all, but here are a few highlights. Elder Tyson is a member of the Board of Examiners of the Chicago Conference African Methodist Episcopal Church. He has served as the Vice-President and and the Parliamentarian of the Board of Directors for the Interfaith Organizing Project (IOP). Elder Tyson also has served as the Treasurer, and eventually, the President, of the Near Westside Community Development Corporation (NWSCDC). He is a former member of the Board of Trustees for Chicago City Colleges and was recently appointed as a commissioner with the Chicago Public Building Commission.
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Young people on the spectrum or with learning disabilities (or differences) often can do the work an employer wants, but need help and support learning the soft skills like showing up on time, listen to instructions or not be distracted explained Guest Rob Crawford, co-founder of Life Development Institute in Arizona to host Lon Woodbury on January 19, 2016. Often, they do exceptionally well when the employer understands their unique strengths, and mentors support them in learning how to approach a job.
Contact: Rob Crawford 623-773-2774 RCrawford@discoverldi.com www.discoverldi.com
Lon Woodbury 208-267-7717 email@example.com www.strugglingteens.com
This is one of a series of short interviews about new developments in the network of private, parent-choice residential schools and programs helping struggling teens and young adults. The guests are innovative leaders in this network. To hear other interviews in this series, click on "Follow" above, or click on The Woodbury Report or www.strugglingteens.com
Jeff Hoffman successful entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, published author, Hollywood film producer, and a producer of a Grammy-winning jazz album. He has been the founder of multiple startups, has been the CEO of both public and private companies. He has been part of a number of well-known companies, including Priceline.com. uBid.com, ColorJar, and more. He is the co-author of the book SCALE, a how-to guide for growing your business
Ya-Ling J. Liou chiropractic physician who continues to expand and share her intuitive body care techniques. Her new book, Every Body's Guide to Everyday Pain, takes into account the whole person, and aims not only to address the mechanical balance of the body also the chemical and emotional aspects that so often influence this balance
Sarah Wood eating psychology coach specializing in women's health and work with mostly other mamas.She trained at the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, and have been teaching for years. Her mission is to help women sustainably reach their health and fitness goals by ending the cycle of dieting and nourishing their bodies with the movement, whole foods, and mindsets that actually work
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Leonard Todd is the author of CAROLINA CLAY, the story of the slave potter known as Dave. Newsweek calls it “a fascinating account.” Publishers Weekly describes it as “a sweeping tale of the South itself.” It was a finalist for The National Award for Arts Writing, and it won the South Carolina Center for the Book Award for Writing. It is published by W. W. Norton.
Born in South Carolina, Leonard was educated at Yale University. He is a former Fulbright Scholar to France. He lived for many years in New York City, where he began his writing career with travel articles, short stories, and novels for young adults. Two of his novels, set in areas of the South that he knew well as a boy, were optioned for film productions.
Author Leonard Todd will be talking with us about the great ceramic artisan known as “Dave,” who lived in South Carolina during the 19th century. He was a potter, a poet, and a slave.
For many years, very few details were known about this enigmatic man. Leonard, however, discovered a startling personal link to him and set out to uncover his story. The prize-winning book, CAROLINA CLAY, is the result
Leonard now lives with his wife, a poet, in Edgefield, South Carolina, where he recently wrote the book, lyrics, and music for his first theatrical musical, SUNNY DAY, which had its premiere at the Edgefield County Theatre Company.
Leonard has told Dave’s story to audiences at the Smithsonian, at Oxford, on National Public Radio, and today he will be telling it to us.
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