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Rapid expansion in adoptions and use of mobile devices in schools has the potential to impact almost every aspect of education. A new report, "Mobile Technology for K-12 Education," sponsored by mobile learning company, Amplify, and conducted by education market research experts at IESD, reveals details about the current status of mobile technology in our schools. The question is, what are publishers and developers who serve the school market doing in terms of their product marketing plans and their sales approaches as we move away from the a textbook centric K-12 sales environment to an environment where smartphones, tablets, and other mobile computing devices are the primary delivery envelope? Host Glen McCandless asks K-12 market researcher, Jay Sivin-Kachala, of IESD, to provide his perspective.
Embattled rural progressive speaks about her first hand account; trials and tribulations of fighting the "Old Gaurd" and how in rurual Georgia 2014 it is still affecting their ability to organize around Obama's "Respect, Empower, and Include".
Embattled rural progressive speaks about her first hand account; trials and tribulations of fighting the "Old Gaurd" and how in rurual Georgia 2014 it is still affecting her ability to organize around Obama's "Respect, Empower, and Include".
(JUST A DISCLAIMER to let you know we loose conncection at about 33 mins or so. We will have Part 2 ASAP to close)
Jessica Barrett shares her struggles organizing the powerful red county. The only red county south of the famous I-4 cooridor. She began a Young Dems of America Chapter in Polk, and a lil history folks so you can get your head wrapped around the courage this lady has. Big Ben HIll Griiffin, who built the "Gator Swampbowl" for the UF. He owns cattle, potassium farms, you name it. Well he has a Grandaughter named, Katherine Harris, (who grew up in Bartow Polk County) you may recall the name for she was the Sec of State of Fl who called the race for Bush against AL Gore in 2000. COincidence, we think not....
Jessica and I left a Purple county, just ready to claim it's voting rights, although voter suppresion and collusion to committ fraud was seen on 2010. Very powerful people control outcomes, but in the midterm 2010 we almost won a congressional race due to our high volunteerism and indeed Polk County was the ONLY County called out the night before the elction fro the exceptional work the county did. It was the people, and Jessica started the way. I can't wait to do this interview! Hope you will join us for encouragment on mid-terms and take away suggestions that worked for us In Florida 2010!
Every year a special group of schools convene to showcase their schools for children with special needs.
One of the hardest things as a parent isfinding the "right school". Althoough the options have grown in the past 10 years, the business of specialing in special needs has been historically EXCEPTIONAL.
Come to the Fair.....
Exceptional Schools Fair
American University Katzen Center on
Sunday, November 16th, 2014.
11:am - 1:00 pm
Welcome to Beauty Chat radio.
9:15 PM EST ,Guest this evening Khadijah Davies Muhammad from #Hollywoodteam
Questions of the evening
Do you think its fair you have to pay 1000's of dollars in addition to these schools for a refresher course?
Do you think the test is too hard?
Should there be a requirement for GED ?
What steps do you take after you fail the test???
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WHAT'S GOING ON IN PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS. IS SCHOOL CHOICE THE ANSWER ?
Starlee Coleman formerly of The National Public Charter Schools Association has set me up with Bob Bowdon who is an expert on school choice and runs "Choice Media' and we are going to discuss the stae of Philly and I don't mean Pennsylvania. I'm a K-12 grad of Philly Public Schools and we'll get some good insights from Bob.
Continuing on with our discussion about the age-old fight regarding religion being allowed in public schools. The lines of freedom of religion are seriously crossed if a ban is approved, as it protects those who choose no religion against those who have one they practice. But is the problem in the invasion of public rights of Americans, or is it the government's interference into our private ones? With the double-edged swords of free access to sexual activity, contraception, abortion, child protective services and adult driver's licenses without a parent's consent, while still holding the parents of underage children accountable for the messes these government-sanctioned permissions create...could the confusion of the Catch 22 be the root problem? Join in tonight at 10:30 by calling347-327-9967
National Conflict Resolution Day was October 16th.
On Today's Episode, you will meet…Ken Johnson. We will discuss current issues of student conflict, performance, and behavior in the school system.
Unbroken Circles for Schools, deals with issues of student conflict, performance, behavior, etc. in the school system. In America we arrest over 2 million juveniles a year. Florida is a top arrester of children with 58 thousand being taken into custody every year . . . most tried on felony and misdemeanor charges for rather trivial offenses that no adult would ever be charged with. The #1 reason an incarcerated person leaves a juvenile detention facility is to be transported to an adult prison to finish out the rest of their sentence.
Ken Johnson is a culturist and conflict dynamics specialist with over 16 years experience in the criminal justice system and previous teaching experience. Starting college at the age of 16, he holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of West Florida and an MBA from Saint Leo University.
He serves as the Principal Chief of the Florida Tribe of Cherokee Indians, has served on numerous government boards, and was commissioned by the Governor of Kentucky as a Colonel. His op-ed pieces on culture and conflict have been featured worldwide and he was even asked to be a contributor to a UN paper on conflict issues in Africa.
The City re assessed all properties early this year - assessments went up - so taxes went up.
The City THEN wanted to INCREASE the tax rate by 17,5%
The citizens flooded the Commission meeting. The Mayor panicked and called the police, who were very calm and just asked the crowds that could not get into the meeting room, to keep the noise level DOWN so that the meeting could proceed.
A special meeting was called for the second hearing of the tax increase at a larger venue.
The tax was voted down.
The City, without calling any public meeting, put 50 items on the ballot
The citizens put 2 quarter page adverts in the local newspaper advising people to vote NO on all 50 propositions
One week after elections - the Commission meeting which is held on the first and fourth Tuesday of every month was MOVED with very short notice to Wednesday.
There are a bunch of resolutions to be voted on at this meeting which will be the first time they are brought before the public.
One of these is the use of excessive force in the event of "non violent civil rights demonstrations".
The others give immense power to the City Manager - who was an Engineer doing some work for the City and when the City Manager left he was appointed "interim City Manager". That was 25 years ago, and he earns twice what is the average for a City Manager in a town our size. He has NO experience related to City Management
It took generations of struggle for women and minorities to gain the right to vote. With the voting rights act in 1965, finally every vote counted.
One generation later, 34 states have passed voter ID laws, disenfranchising millions of voters. Most are women, older, or minority voters.
RuralVotes and South Forward have teamed up to launch a new Voter ID Project. to help voters.
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Welcome to part #3 of the EdNET Insider series, about a contentious issue in US education: Common Core State Standards. Nothing is having a bigger impact on companies that sell products and services to K-12 schools. What's the advice of K-12 industry leaders who attended one of the big events of the year, the EdNET 2014 conference? Host Glen McCandless, joins Saul Hafenbredl of C Blohm and Associates to ask senior managers of K-12 focused organizations important questions about sales strategies you need to consider now. You’ll hear from SETDA's Geoff Fletcher, from Lillian Kellogg, VP at ENA (Education Networks of America), from industry consultant, Dan Caton (former president at McGraw Hill and Pearson) from Randy Jennings president of Educational Technology Partners and from Jieun Choe and Mike Morley, executives at Triumph Learning. Get expert education marketing and K-12 sales insight!
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