Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Rural Students Reap Academic Gains from Community Service

Published in Edutopia Magazine July, 2009

A whole district in California's Central Valley is committed to service learning at every grade level.

with an audio slideshow on about the Chavez Caring Crew, a 6th grade project to collect sunscreen (while learning science and English).

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Slashing Adult Education

Aired on KQED's The California Report Magazine, Friday July 24, 2009.

Education spending was one of the sticking points in getting California's budget package passed. Now that it's been approved, there's little doubt adult education is going to take a big funding hit. Some think these may be the unkindest cuts of all.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Flyaway Production's "The Ballad of Polly Ann"

Aired on KQED's The California Report Magazine on Friday, July 17, 2009.

Have you ever crossed a bridge and wondered about the people working high up on the towers? A new dance production in San Francisco pays tribute to the women who've helped build Bay Area bridges. Flyaway Productions' aerial dance piece is called "The Ballad of Polly Ann."