teachers and politics
May 27, 2011 — The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to lay off thousands of employees, due to a budget shortfall. The cuts include 85 school librarians — who have been told that they no longer count as teachers. Many must defend their jobs, facing questions from the district's lawyers.
Feb 28, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, Afghanistan, and the role of Islam in economies in the Arab world on the opinion page. In the second hour, defining what it means to be a man, and teachers and politics.