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On this edition of Your Call, we find out why children are spending less and less time in social studies class learning about government and civics.

Heather Deluca-Nestor

  

On this edition of Your Call, we hear from teachers who are organizing and going on strike to demand raises and increases to public education funding.

 

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll look at public school funding. Investment in K-12 schools has dramatically declined over the past decade. Why have states cut public education funding so deeply and what are the consequences?

 

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Nancy Niemi, Director of Faculty Teaching Initiatives at Yale questions the conventional wisdom that college is a path to gender equality. 

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San Francisco voters have a few more education-related ballot measures to consider. Others will help determine the fate of City College. The embattled school once served more students than any other community college in the country, but questions about how City College has been managed led to a massive drop in enrollment.