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November 14, 2014 audio

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at the child abuse scandal at the California School for the Deaf in Riverside and explains why overhauling how we train and manage teachers and school leaders is critical to stemming criminal and educational abuse.

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.

November 3, 2014 audio

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle discusses why it is time to move beyond defined-benefit pensions that are proving costly to taxpayers, teachers, and children alike.

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.

September 8, 2014 audio

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle offers six more steps — from asking teachers about their use of data, to advocating for free lunch for all students — that families can take to help their kids (and all kids) succeed in school and in life.

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 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.