National Education Policy Center
Research Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Publications Director at the National Education Policy Center and author of Commercialism in Education: From Democratic Ideal to Market Commodity
On a standardized test this month, New York's 8th graders were asked about a pineapple that challenges a hare to a race.
May. 2, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
In six or seven states, kids were asked ridiculous questions on a standardized test. Then, New York's 8th graders were asked about a pineapple that challenges a hare to a race.
May. 2, 2012from To the Point
Los Angeles County and San Francisco are among the California municipalities that have banned plastic bags on the grounds that they're bad for the environment.
Sep. 20, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis has inspired nationwide protests against injustice and police violence.
Jun. 4from To the Point
May. 15from Left, Right & Center
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson shed some light on the most private and powerful institution in…
May. 12from The Legal Eagle Files
It’s been a big week for Donald Trump legal news, starting with some major news with Michael Flynn.
May. 13from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Over those three days, the sounds of police sirens, distant helicopters, bursting fireworks, and blasts of rubber bullets backdropped afternoons of cell phones buzzing with emergency…
Jun. 1from News Stories
More than 500 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Friday night as demonstrations protesting police violence — including the recent killing of George Floyd — shifted into…
May. 30from News Stories
On this episode of Greater LA: As we adjust to the new normal, some parents are concerned their young kids may be getting too much screen time as distance learning takes hold.
May. 13from Greater LA
Cities across California – and around the country – witnessed protests and unrest this weekend, following the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in…
Jun. 1from News Special Programming
A former aide to Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar has agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in connection with the federal “pay-to-play” corruption…
May. 29from KCRW Features