25 episodes

In Season Three, eight high school interns bring you stories of New York City students who attend transfer high schools. We zoom in on one transfer school in particular, The James Baldwin School, which offers students a clean slate and a second chance. But does it work? And if so, what can schools like James Baldwin teach us about the rest of the school system?

For more, visit miseducatiopod.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @miseducationpod.

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In Season Three, eight high school interns bring you stories of New York City students who attend transfer high schools. We zoom in on one transfer school in particular, The James Baldwin School, which offers students a clean slate and a second chance. But does it work? And if so, what can schools like James Baldwin teach us about the rest of the school system?

For more, visit miseducatiopod.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @miseducationpod.

    Episode 5: Brady

    Episode 5: Brady

    Brady Smith grew up in Seattle and spent his early adulthood “playing music and pounding nails” — not exactly the one you’d have imagined leading a second-chance high school for New York City youth. But it turns out that Brady has a lot in common with the students he now serves.

    • 27 min
    Episode 4: Aiyanna

    Episode 4: Aiyanna

    Hear about Aiyanna’s transition from a school where they “pick up the fork and feed you” to a school with more freedom than she’d ever imagined. Along this serendipitous journey, you’ll hear about special education, “professionalism,” and contrasting approaches to school discipline.

    • 28 min
    Episode 3: Adriana

    Episode 3: Adriana

    Adriana used to compete with friends to see who could make substitute teachers cry first. What happened when she transferred to a school that embraces restorative justice?

    • 27 min
    Episode 2: Javi

    Episode 2: Javi

    Javier Mata was never the homework type. When all those missing grades caught up with him, he knew he needed a fresh start. That's exactly what he found at The James Baldwin School in Manhattan.

    • 23 min
    Episode 1: Steph

    Episode 1: Steph

    "Transfer high schools" were New York City's solution to the giant number of high school dropouts in the early 2000s. This episode tells the story of the first transfer high school through the voices of two of its architects and an alum, Steph, who was in dire need of a second chance.

    • 23 min
    Preview: Season 3

    Preview: Season 3

    A preview of Season 3, coming in early 2020

    • 2 min

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110 Ratings

110 Ratings

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So good; these student journalists are 🔥

Anyone who teaches in public school or has kids in public school or cares about equitable chances for kids, should listen.

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Wonderful podcast

This podcast is so powerful and engaging, telling stories that need to be heard through the perspective of students. I hope they continue to do more!

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