One topic you wont hear about at the Democratic convention is public education. Tony Castaneda and guest Tim Slekar of Busted Pencils discuss what the Dems need to do to build public support for schools that prepare our kids for full citizenship, not test taking.
In the last state budget, with no pubic input, legislators slipped in a requirement that all Wisconsin high school students must pass a civics test to graduate. Tony Castaneda talks with Tim Slekar of the BustED Pencils blog and Dean of Education at Edgewood College, about the racist underpinnings of this apparently all-American requirement. They […]
The Wisconsin Legislature recently targeted the Racine Unified School District with legislation that stacks the deck against public education. Tony Castaneda’s guests are Aaron Eick, Vice President of the Racine Education Association (REA), and Dr. Tim Slekar, founder of Busted Pencils blog and podcast and Dean of the Edgewood College School of Education. They discuss […]