What changes are needed to truly support and fund public schools?
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss solutions to this country’s public education crisis.
Teachers in Los Angeles are striking, calling for higher wages, smaller class sizes, and more counselors, librarians and nurses. 80 percent of LA’s public school students live in poverty. They just called for a strike authorization vote. What does the ongoing wave of teacher strikes reveal about the state of public education?
Bob Peterson, former fifth grade teacher, and founding editor of Rethinking Schools
Miles Murray, English and creative writing teacher at Oakland High School
Jacob Rukin, history teacher at Oakland High School
US News and World Report: In Most States, Poorest School Districts Get Less Funding
NPR: The Los Angeles Teacher Strike's Class Size Conundrum
The Intercept: La Teachers Are Mad About Charter School Growth. Why Won’t Democrats Acknowledge That?