41 episodes

Voices4Ed is an Education Post podcast hosted by Ikhlas Saleem and Lane Wright. We bring in voices of students, parents, and teachers to talk about what’s really happening in our public schools. It’s a different conversation about public education.

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    • 5.0, 16 Ratings

Voices4Ed is an Education Post podcast hosted by Ikhlas Saleem and Lane Wright. We bring in voices of students, parents, and teachers to talk about what’s really happening in our public schools. It’s a different conversation about public education.

    Episode 41: How Oakland Is Tackling the Reading Crisis (ft. Lakisha Young, Dirk Tillotson, and Kareem Weaver)

    Episode 41: How Oakland Is Tackling the Reading Crisis (ft. Lakisha Young, Dirk Tillotson, and Kareem Weaver)

    In this episode, you'll hear from Oakland activists Lakisha Young,
    Dirk Tillotson, and Kareem Weaver about the Literacy for All campaign, which is described as going beyond focusing on “K-3 literacy outcomes” and also targets increasing the literacy of the whole family. 
    “What good is being able to sit at the lunch counter if you can't read the menu when you get there?” – Kareem Weaver.
    Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast

    • 49 min
    Episode 40: Demanding a Family-Centered Response to Coronavirus (ft. Parent Activists Anise and Yolanda)

    Episode 40: Demanding a Family-Centered Response to Coronavirus (ft. Parent Activists Anise and Yolanda)

    In this episode, you'll hear from Anise Walker and Yolanda Corbett about the state of education in Washington D.C. during COVID-19 and the challenges that parents face when they try to get a seat at the table.
    Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast

    • 44 min
    Episode 39: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latino Families

    Episode 39: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latino Families

    In this episode, you'll hear from Lorena Lopera about why Latino communities are among the hardest hit by COVID-19 and about the steps that need to be taken to ensure that students in those communities receive the educational support they need.
    Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

    • 30 min
    Episode 38: Leadership during a Crisis (ft. Jeb Bush)

    Episode 38: Leadership during a Crisis (ft. Jeb Bush)

    Lane and Chris Stewart talk to Jeb Bush about how the COVID-19 pandemic will permanently change education and politics in the United States.
    You'll learn how COVID-19 will catalyze education innovation, why school districts should not take a "data vacation" during COVID-19, and how COVID-19 is changing the way parents think about education.
    Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

    • 45 min
    Episode 37: Unexpected Homeschool Mom

    Episode 37: Unexpected Homeschool Mom

    In this episode, you'll hear from Lane's wife, Kerline, about what it has been like to suddenly be a homeschool teacher because of COVID-19. You'll hear about how it's changed her lifestyle, how she's coping with the increased workload, and what she has learned from the process.
    Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

    • 30 min
    Episode 36: Getting Free Internet to Families Who Need It Most

    Episode 36: Getting Free Internet to Families Who Need It Most

    In this episode, we speak with activist Dirk Tillotson about how low income students are being denied an education during COVID-19. You’ll hear how Comcast’s free internet service is not actually free, why a lack of internet access is an extreme barrier to academic success, and how activists and business leaders are stepping up to solve the problem.
    Full show notes and links at http://educationpost.org/conversation/podcast/

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

alltimetimmy ,

Amazing insight

Great insight and very intelligent. Topics are always looked at from every angle with lots of research. Thanks for a wonderful podcast!

Wilson Hawkins ,

Podcast of my dreams!

Great job, Ikhlas and Lane. Excellent topics and extremely well-executed!

Alma Vivian ,

Excited to hear the next one!

I’m a mom and organizer AND so excited for more!!!

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