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August 25, 2014 audio

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle helps families start the new school year off right for our children by taking five key steps — from checking out the Common Core reading and math standards to finding out if your school uses Response-to-Intervention techniques to help kids with literacy.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

 

August 18, 2014 standard

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle further examines incidents such as Michael Brown murder in Ferguson, Mo., as well as the slaying of three year-old Laila Miller in Landover, Md. — and reminds reformers that they must continually remember that their mission is to build brighter futures for all kids.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

August 11, 2014 audio

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle takes stock of the murder of Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown, and explains how Black America and reformers should use this strategy as a step toward addressing the education crisis for young black men.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

July 28, 2014 standard

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle discusses why reformers should emulate the truth-telling that Booker Wright did on national television to whites living in the Jim Crow South. Our opponents and our allies need bold truth-telling by those of us in the reform movement in order to help all kids succeed.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

 

July 2, 2014 standard

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle takes time this Fourth of July week to remember the World War II generation and how we should leave the world better than we found it the same way they have done.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

June 19, 2014 audio

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle discusses how implementing Common Core’s reading and math standards, and expanding school choice, addresses America’s shameful legacies on the education front. By implementing the standards and expanding high-quality opportunities for kids, reformers can finally resolve the debates over what kids should learn and which kids should learn it that has been at the heart of past and current battles over the direction of American public education.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.