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Progressive education radio hosted by classroom teacher and former college professor Shaun Johnson, PhD. Listen live Sundays at 7PM EST for interviews and commentary with education activists, parents, students, teachers, community members, and scholars.

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9.22.13: A guest so frequent she now gets her own theme song, we'll be joined by Diane Ravitch to discuss the release of her new book Reign of Error. We're here every Sunday, 6PM EST for progressive education chat, with... more

9.15.13: Ruth Conniff, new editor of The Progressive, is going to join us once again to update us on how goes the rollout of their new education focused website, Public School Shakedown. Listen to our first conversation with Ruth... more

9.8.13: Special episode at noon EST with Mary Compton. From MacMillan: "Mary Compton is Past President of the UK National Union of Teachers, the largest teacher union in Europe. She is a practicing classroom teacher of modern... more

9.1.13: For your holiday weekend, Tim and I will be chatting with Ruth Conniff, Wisconsin native and political editor of The Progressive. We're here every Sunday, 6PM EST for progressive education chat, with guests ranging from... more

8.20.13: Join Tim and Shaun live at 1PM EST/10AM PST for our interview with Henry Rollins. Yes, you read that correctly. Listen as it happens here, live tweet @thechalkface, join the chat, call in, and, if you can't join us live, download and... more

8.18.13: Join us for an interview with Dr. Lois Weiner. But before you do, consider reading her challenge to "liberals" on the education reform front. We're here every Sunday, 6PM EST for progressive education chat, with... more

8.14.13: Another special episode this week, with principal's principal Peter DeWitt to discuss the outrage over the test scores in New York State. Join us 7PM EST.

8.12.13: Special episode, special time, 7PM EST with Diane Ravitch to discuss, most likely, her support of opting out as a form of protest. And, of course, her new book. We're also here every Sunday, 6PM EST for progressive education chat,... more

8.11.13: We're joined by Jim Horn and Denise Wilburn, authors of the new book Mismeasure of Education. Jim also writes for the website Schools Matter @ the Chalk Face. We're here every Sunday, 6PM EST for progressive education... more

Join us as we talk to friend of the show and author on the website Barbara Madeloni, who is actually running for the Massachusetts Teacher Association President. I know, right? Holy crap! What a trip it's been for her in the last... more
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