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Dana Goldstein

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 10:30pm

In her new book The Teacher Wars best selling author Dana Goldstein uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, from teacher tenure to charter schools, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools—instituting merit pay, evaluating teachers by student test scores, ranking and firing veteran teachers, and recruiting “elite” graduates to teach—are all approaches that have been tried in the past without producing widespread change.

Home Schooled

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join host Tom Shaker as he plays songs from soul "family" bands. From The Isley Brothers to Tavares, and, of course, The Jackson Five, these bands all have that great "down home" sound that only family can. It's as easy as "ABC" and it all starts Monday at 7pm. Make sure YOUR family listens!

George K. Russell: Children and Nature: Making Connections

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 3:30pm

Tonight on Inquiry we have a lively chat with GEORGE K. RUSSELL. He is a member of the Biology Department of Adelphi University, on of the co-founders of Orion Magazine and editor of a wonderful collection of essays titled CHILDREN AND NATURE: MAKING CONNECTIONS. Tonight we talk about why it is critical to encourage children to be outside and to play among the trees and grasses of the natural world and why digital learning may not be the best thing in some cases. To order this book, please go to:

Dana Goldstein: The Teacher Wars

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 2:30pm

Tonight on Inquiry we have a fascinating conversation with writer and journalist DANA GOLDSTEIN. Her new history is THE TEACHER WARS: A HISTORY OF AMERICA’S MOST EMBATTLED PROFESSION.  No other profession operates under this extreme level of political scrutiny and in recent years the situation has gotten far worse. Tune in and find out why one teacher remarked: “Everything I loved about teaching is extinct.”

Diego Figueiredo (International Brazilian Guitar Phenom)

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Tue, 09/30/2014 - 20:00

Stump! Pub Trivia

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Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:30

Johnny D's Comedy Showcase Presents: Storyteller Cafe

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Event Date: 
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 19:00

Booty Vortex

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Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:00

The Love Dogs - Halfway To Mardi Gras Party

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Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:00

Jeff Jam Dance Party

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Event Date: 
Sat, 09/27/2014 - 16:00


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