Education

Black Boy Joy: An Interview with Baltimore’s Devin Allen

August 12, 2018

Khalilah Harris discusses arts education, trauma, healing, and life after Freddie Gray with photography phenom Devin Allen

Progressive Education: A Discussion with Troy LaRaviere

August 7, 2018

In the first of a series of interviews with political candidates about progressive education, Khalilah Harris sits down with Chicago mayoral candidate Troy LaRaviere. He discusses his ideas for bringing progressive education policy and practices to Chicago Public Schools

Is LeBron James Writing the Playbook for Quality Public Schools?

August 6, 2018

Khalilah Harris discusses LeBron James’ I Promise School opening with Jose Vilson, National Board-certified teacher and founder of EduColor. She also visits a Baltimore area community school and makes connections to the purpose of education in a democracy facing deep economic inequality

Explosive Report Shows Unchecked Sexual Assaults in Chicago Public Schools

July 6, 2018

Troy LaRaviere, challenger for Mayor of Chicago, says understaffing and mismanagement at CPS and by Rahm Emanuel has resulted in unchecked sexual assault of Chicago Public Schools students

Democratic Candidates for Governor Debate the Future of Education

June 13, 2018

Students, parents and teachers question candidates about public schools, The Kirwan Commission, and more

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Can Biotechnology Give Black Women a Seat at the Table in West Baltimore?

June 4, 2018

The great granddaughter of Henrietta Lacks helps keep her legacy alive in at the Bio Technical Institute of Maryland, which provides technical education to students who pay no tuition and often find rewarding careers.

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A Baltimore Teacher Uses Comedy to Reach Class Clowns

May 31, 2018

Kiragu Beauttah, a stand up comedian and teacher, has combined the two different facets of his life in the “Class Clowns” program at Frederick Douglass High School, where he uses comedy to teach creative writing.

Trump Admin Halts Investigation of For-Profit Colleges

Trump Admin Halts Investigation of For-Profit Colleges

May 19, 2018

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s decision to stop investigating for-profit educational institutions for fraudulent practices is yet another reason to believe that the Trump presidency is most corrupt in US history, says former financial regulator Bill Black

Koch Brothers’ Money went to George Mason University to Influence US Government

May 2, 2018

Recently released documents show that the Charles Koch Foundation’s millions of dollars in donations to GMU were tied to control over hiring and firing of professors. The ultimate target of their conservative agenda, though, is to influence DC politics, says Bill Black

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: April 27

April 30, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau discusses the city’s uprising three years ago, a historic skating rink, local Senate races and the Hopkins nurses attempting to form a union.