Professor of Education and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley and author of Standardized Childhood: The Political and Cultural Struggle over Early Education
LA Unified's School Readiness and Language Development Program is designed to prepare low-income children for kindergarten.
Apr. 9, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
During the president’s speech tonight, we’re likely to hear more about his plan to make community college free for all.
Jan. 20, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In yesterday's State of the State address, Governor Brown spent a lot of time on K-12 education, the biggest single item in the state budget.
Jan. 19, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Chancellor Angela Merkel's handling of the COVID-19 crisis is being praised around the world.
Mar. 24from Studio Berlin
Undocumented housekeepers are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak. They don’t qualify for unemployment income and may not be eligible for government bailout.
Mar. 27from KCRW Features
Several clinics in Santa Barbara have begun testing patients for COVID-19 from their cars, but only certain people qualify.
Mar. 24from KCRW Features
Richard Riggs, Chief Medical Officer at Cedars-Sinai, says his hospital in Beverly Grove has set up triage tents outside the emergency room department and cancelled elective surgeries.
Mar. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis says his patients are worried about how their medical information might be used during this coronavirus pandemic.
Mar. 19from KCRW Features
Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, talks about the latest numbers and projections for LA County as we battle COVID-19.
Mar. 31from Greater LA
Health care providers are concerned about protecting themselves and patients as they battle COVID-19. We talk to an emergency room nurse from UCLA Medical Center.
Mar. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On today’s Daily Dose, Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis describes what preparations health care professionals are taking.
Mar. 31from KCRW Features
To curb the spread of COVID-19, LA is closing bars, nightclubs, theaters, music venues, gyms, and retail stores. Restaurants are open for deliveries and pick-ups only.
Mar. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand