Saturday, February 26, 2011

KCEA on the Heartland Labor Forum

On Thursday, February 24, the Kansas City Education Alliance was generously given the first half of the weekly program the Heartland Labor Forum on KKFI 90.1 FM to cover the protests in Wisconsin and their effects for Kansas and Missouri. Jason Zimmerman and Amy McAninch were able to interview David Schauner of the Kansas National Education Association and David Ahrens of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The KCEA's segments run from the 8 to 30 and 50 to 55 minute marks. We look forward to our next radio feature next month! 

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

KCEA Radio Broadcast Premiere

Thursday, January 27, 2011, the Kansas City Education Alliance debuted its first in a series of monthly radio broadcasts on KKFI 90.1 FM radio in Kansas City!  KCEA will be posting each radio spot on this website for archival access.
This week's segment offers a discussion of what educational "reform" really means and attempts to problematize the idea of quick fixes and one-size fits all solutions.  Below is a link to the article cited in this week's broadcast from Adam Bessie.

Truthout Reform Critique

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Local Educators Speak About The Hit Movie "Waiting For 'Superman'."

Submitted by: Aaron Duff, M.Ed.

Dr. Amy McAninch, Professor of Education at Rockhurst University, and KCMO Special Education teacher, Cris Mann, joined a group of local teachers to discuss the controversial movie  Waiting for "Superman." The link provided will offer a synopsis of the movie.

The round table conversation of this movie aired on Kansas City's community radio station KKFI 90.1 FM. Follow the link to listen to this provocative and informative conversation. Local Educators Speak About Waiting for 'Superman'.