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Author and education expert Ruby Takanishi joins the show to talk about a recent report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that examined the most effective ways to educate English-learners.

In this week’s podcast, co-hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn talk more about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and concerns about funneling education funds from traditional public schools into private schools and charter schools. Plus, reporter Mario Koran discusses how online charter schools helped boost San Diego Unified’s graduation rate.

On this week’s podcast, Timothy Brown, assistant professor of neurosciences, at UCSD’s School of Medicine, joined co-hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn to talk about youth brain development, the impact of childhood trauma and technology’s role in brain studies.

On this week’s podcast, Shana Cohen, assistant professor in the department of education studies at UC San Diego, joins co-hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn to talk about how children from different backgrounds sometimes receive varied levels of services for developmental disabilities.

A couple years ago, the state got rid of the California Standards Tests and opted for a new way to check in on student progress. On this week’s podcast, Steve Green, senior director for assessment, accountability and evaluation at the San Diego County Office of Education, joined co-hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn to talk […]