Leonie Haimson

Class Size Matters

Guest

Executive director of Class Size Matters, part of a coalition called New York State Allies for Public Education, which has led the “opt-out” movement; founding member of Parents across America, a national organization dedicated to putting parents' voice back in public education; parent of former New York public school students;

Leonie Haimson on KCRW

The Bush Administration established  No Child Left Behind  — a federal law designed to raise student achievement in America's public schools.

Are American Children Being Left Behind After All?

The Bush Administration established No Child Left Behind — a federal law designed to raise student achievement in America's public schools.

from To the Point

Between education reformers and union busters, teachers feel like they're "crying in the wilderness, or perhaps just crying."

Education, State Finance and Teacher Bashing

Between education reformers and union busters, teachers feel like they're "crying in the wilderness, or perhaps just crying."

from Which Way, L.A.?

The top priority for most Americans is education, and public school teachers around the country say the past two years have been a nightmare.

Education, State Finance and Teacher Bashing

The top priority for most Americans is education, and public school teachers around the country say the past two years have been a nightmare.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

President Trump’s denial of climate change has him at war with California.  Their battle over fuel emission standards has divided the auto industry as well as drivers.

from To the Point

The world’s biggest oil company is on trial in New York for defrauding investors out of $1.6 billion.  It’s accused of hiding the real value of fossil fuels in the era of climate…

from To the Point

The ISIS leader is dead, but ISIS lives on.

from Left, Right & Center

Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.

from Greater LA

Today  the U.S House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to adopt bill H.RES.296, affirming the U.S . record on the Armenian Genocide .

from KCRW Features

This morning, a bitterly divided U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution guiding the rules of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Impeachment by Democrats in the House may lead to trial in the Senate, with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.  Can he prevent the Republican majority from rushing to judgement?

from To the Point

Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

from To the Point

Trump’s sometimes, maybe lawyer Rudy Giuliani clearly needs an attorney himself as the investigations involving the former New York City mayor mount.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers