Education

NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

Buscando America on 07/16/19

Airs at: Tue, 07/16/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión conocerás en la sección NOMADXS a Elizabeth Pakravan promotora cultural y asesora comercial y de negocios originaria de Paraguay. En Krónikas de Viaje escucharán sobre las razones para decir no al TPP11, un tratado comercial que promueve EEUU y que involucra... Read more

Canopy Stories

Airs at: Thu, 07/11/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Pacific Northwest is fertile ground for both trees and independent films.  With this in mind, The Portland Circuit (a partnership between the Northwest Film Center, Oregon Film, Cinema21, Clinton Street Theater and the Hollywood Theatre) has launched the Canopy Stori... Read more

Stimming In Public with Joe Biel on World Autism Day

Airs at: Thu, 07/11/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sean talks to Joe Biel about diagnosis at age 32, growing up and finding his place in the world as an autistic person. Special interests, birthdays and stimming in public. Read more

The Changing Social Position of Students Today

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick reads from "Rise of the Student Worker" in Red Pepper, exploring the changing social/political position of student. Through the mid 20th century they were relatively privileged, mostly from the top 30% and highly subsidized by cheap tuition, housing, and food -... Read more

Education In and Outside of Prison

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 1:00am - 2:00am
  Suzanne LaGrande interviews Chris Wilson, author of The Master Plan, an inspiring memoir of a man sentenced to life in prison, who decided to create a new future for himself.   Growing up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, Chris Wilson was so afraid for his life ... Read more

The Adjunct Underclass

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
  Over the past few decades, the job of college professor has been utterly transformed—for the worse. It is estimated that 75% of college teaching is done by part time adjunct professors. Suzanne LaGrande interviews Herb Childress , the author of  The Adjunct Underclass: H... Read more

The University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought Higher Education

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 12:00am - 11:00am
Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview Joshua Hunt discussing about his book,  The University of NIKE: How Corporate America Bought American Higher Education. Hunt's book is an eye-opening account of the ways that wealthy private donors such as Nike's Phil Knight influe... Read more

A Look at Alternative Education

Airs at: Sun, 06/30/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne LaGrande interviews Jerry Mintz, a leading voice in the alternative school movement for over 30 years and founder of the Alternative Resource Education Organization (AERO). He talks about the philosophy of alternative schools in AERO and some of the similarities and... Read more

Vocational Education: The Other Four Year Degree

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:45am
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

The Corporatization of Public Education and The Rise of Fascism

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne talks with writer and cultural critic Henry A. Giroux about how corporate values have changed the nature of higher education and the connections between the dismantling of public education and the rise of fascism in the U.S.  Henry A Giroux is well known for his gro... Read more