Renee Shaw talks with her guests about school choice. Guests include: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, president & CEO of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; Andrew Vandiver, president of EdChoice Kentucky; Tom Shelton, spokesman for the Council for Better Education; Jim Waters, president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions; and others.
Renee Shaw talks with her guests about school choice policy. Scheduled guests include Jason Glass, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education; Anna Baumann, deputy director at the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (via video call); Eddie Campbell, president of the Kentucky Education Association; and Gary Fields, superintendent of the Bowling Green Independent School District.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss widespread flooding in Kentucky, reopening schools, several bills passed in the General Assembly, and other news of the week. Guests: Emily Bennett, WYMT in Hazard; Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; Laura Cullen Glasscock, The Kentucky Gazette; and Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville.
Renee Shaw talks with guests about the Kentucky teachers' pension plan. Guests: State Rep. Patti Minter (D-Bowling Green); State Rep. C. Ed Massey (R-Hebron); State Rep. James Tipton (R-Taylorsville); State Rep. Buddy Wheatley (D-Covington); Eddie Campbell, president of the Kentucky Education Association; and Brent McKim, president of the Jefferson County Teachers Association.
Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss the latest on COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Kentucky, legislative news as the General Assembly prepares to resume, and other topics. Guests: Russ Cassady, Appalachian News-Express; Daniel Desrochers, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine and information on resuming in-person attendance in schools. Guests: Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader; Laura Cullen Glasscock, The Kentucky Gazette; and Joe Sonka, Louisville Courier Journal.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including the latest on a surge in COVID-19 cases and plans for distributing the first vaccine doses to Kentuckians. Guests: Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier Journal; and Mark Vanderhoff, WLKY in Louisville.
Renee Shaw hosts a discussion about reopening Kentucky classrooms after a closure due to a spike in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Guests include Jason Glass, Ed.D., commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education; Jim Flynn, Ed.D., executive director of the Kentucky Association of School Superintendents; and Patricia Sheffer, superintendent of Union County Public Schools.
The past few weeks have represented a back-to-school period like no other in recent memory. How are students, teachers, parents and administrators adapting to an academic year reshaped by the pandemic? We hear directly from some of them, and Daniel Domenech, executive director of the School Superintendents Association, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss the tough questions about reopening.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss COVID-19’s impact on special education and student mental health. Guests include: Eric Friedlander, secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services; Gretta Hylton, associate commissioner at the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Early Learning; and Allison Slone, special education teacher at McBrayer Elementary School.