Best Public Schools podcasts we could find (Updated November 2018)
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Good Schools for All is a podcast about education. Hosts Scott Lewis and Laura Kohn from the Education Synergy Alliance cut through the jargon and debate to get to the news and ideas that matter. Good schools are at the heart of our democracy and economy. We are about good schools for all kids.
 
Go beyond the headlines with thoughtful commentary from policy-makers and policy thinkers, firmly rooted in facts.Visit uctv.tv/publicaffairs
 
“Extra Credit,” S&P Global Ratings’ U.S. public finance podcast, delivers a mobile overview of trends, rating actions, and credit commentary on the week's most pressing municipal market issues.
 
The Kojo Nnamdi Show — a daily talk show that serves as the meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to compelling newsmakers, fascinating artists, expansive thinkers, prominent activists, new ideas, cutting-edge technology, overlooked historic moments and up-and-coming talent.
 
The latest feed from Generations Radio on SermonAudio.com.
 
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Public Problems
Monthly+
 
 
A weekly seminar during the academic year focused on understanding and closing gender gaps in the areas of economic opportunity, political participation, health, and education.
 
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Frontier Centre
Weekly
 
The Frontier Centre is an independent Canadian think tank that conducts research to develop effective and meaningful ideas for public policy reform.
 
The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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This Is TPS
Rare
 
 
Ryan Jespersent talks news, politics, and pop culture. He's one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People and one of Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 on Avenue Magazine’s inaugural list, Ryan has established himself as a next-generation mover and shaker in Alberta’s capital city.
 
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Latest News
Daily+
 
The latest news stories from 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio.
 
The latest podcast feed searching 'Kevin Swanson' on SermonAudio.com.
 
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Colorado Matters
Weekly+
 
Focusing on the state's people, issues and ideas, hear Colorado Matters on Colorado Public Radio's in-depth news station at www.cpr.org.
 
NC Policy Watch is a public policy organization with a simple mission, to change the way our elected officials debate important issues facing North Carolina.
 
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Thinking Allowed
Weekly
 
New research on how society works
 
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BaseCamp Live
Weekly
 
BaseCamp LIVE will equip you, the parent, grandparent, educator, or mentor to climb the biggest mountains as you seek to shape young people to become exceptionally prepared, compassionate, and thoughtful human beings. Our guests are thought leaders, culture watchers, and educational experts who are seeing the benefits of a classical Christian education to form students into adults who can think critically, believe with courage, and serve compassionately.
 
This series contains podcasts related to CDC's online journal Preventing Chronic Disease.
 
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RSA Events
Weekly
 
The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year.These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges.Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change.All of the audio files are recordings of ta ...
 
HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV-FM's locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to Hampton Roads. Every Monday through Thursday, we reach more than 52,000 listeners, from Richmond to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
 
News from home and abroad from RTÉ Radio 1.
 
First Liberty Briefing is an exclusive podcast hosted by First Liberty Institute’s Senior Counsel Jeremy Dys. In about 90-seconds, three times a week, Jeremy recalls the stories that have shaped America’s religious liberty, from the founding era to current legal battles and more. It’s an insider’s look at the stories, cases, people, and laws that have made America the world’s leader in protecting religious liberty.
 
In a world marked by wicked social problems, The Minefield helps you negotiate the ethical dilemmas, contradictory claims and unacknowledged complicities of modern life.
 
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Airtalk
Daily
 
Join Larry Mantle weekdays for lively and in-depth discussions of Los Angeles and Southern California news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts and more. More AirTalk at www.kpcc.org.
 
What should future schools look like? How do brains learn? Some of the world's greatest educators, researchers, and community leaders share their stories and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
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www.wabe.org
Daily+
 
Where ATL meets NPR
 
Daily Radio Commentary with NC Policy Watch
 
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NY Update
Monthly+
 
A public school teacher discusses education news and policy in New York and beyond. Streaming live Tuesdays at 7-8pm EST on RocklandWorldRadio.com
 
The Legislature Today is West Virginia's source for daily legislative news and information. The only live program covering the West Virginia Legislature, the broadcast features reports from the Senate, House and committee meetings with in-depth interviews and analysis of the legislative process in West Virginia. The Legislature Today Podcast allows you to listen to entire show at your convenience.
 
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NC Policy Watch
Daily
 
Stories and voices that matter.
 
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Podcasts@SMU
Monthly
 
A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognised for its world class research and distinguished teaching. With an emphasis on generating rigorous, high impact cross-disciplinary research that addresses Asian issues of global relevance, SMU’s faculty from its six schools – School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Law and School of Social Sciences – collaborate cl ...
 
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Think Out Loud
Daily+
 
OPB's daily conversation covering news, politics, culture and the arts.
 
National and international news, sportsnews, business news and interviews.
 
This podcast rebroadcasts our weekly radio program. Our purpose is to help Christians think more clearly about their faith and to help them make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity. Released every Wednesday and Friday.
 
The best interviews and discussions from each day's show.
 
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society event podcast
 
KCPW Public Radio 88.3 FM and 105.3 FM is Utah’s first and only 24-hour commercial-free news and information station. Owned by Wasatch Public Media, a Utah non-profit corporation, KCPW is a membership-supported community public radio station.
 
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KERA's Think
Daily
 
Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
 
The NPR Illinois Education Desk is a community funded initiative to report on stories that impact you. Stories on the state of education from K-12 to higher education.
 
Every day, faculty members at schools and universities throughout the world are making discoveries that shape our ways of thinking and redefine our understanding of today's knowledge-driven society. Since 1990, The Best of Our Knowledge has highlighted breakthroughs across disciplines and across the globe, putting you in touch with the men and women at the forefront of their fields. Each week this program examines some of the issues unique to college campuses, looks at the latest research, a ...
 
The Last Word with Matt Cooper gets you up to speed with all the events of the day.
 
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Now that wildfires are a year-round problem in California, officials are adding emotional support to the services they provide to firefighters in the field.
 
After more than a year of negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May presented a Brexit withdrawal agreement that seemed to unite British politicians across the spectrum in their hatred for it.
 
Officials are still counting ballots from the midterm elections in several states — in part because of the signature verification process. But signatures change over time, especially young people's.
 
This week on Valley Round Up, it’s ski season again, and with more people each year choosing to hike their way up the mountain, the Aspen Skiing Company is calling for increased skier awareness of mountain operations. A pair of young men have allegedly carried out multiple violent sexual assaults in the valley, more details were unsealed this w ...…
 
This week on Valley Round Up, it’s ski season again, and with more people each year choosing to hike their way up the mountain, the Aspen Skiing Company is calling for increased skier awareness of mountain operations. A pair of young men have allegedly carried out multiple violent sexual assaults in the valley, more details were unsealed this w ...…
 
This week on Valley Round Up, it’s ski season again, and with more people each year choosing to hike their way up the mountain, the Aspen Skiing Company is calling for increased skier awareness of mountain operations. A pair of young men have allegedly carried out multiple violent sexual assaults in the valley, more details were unsealed this w ...…
 
This week on Valley Round Up, it’s ski season again, and with more people each year choosing to hike their way up the mountain, the Aspen Skiing Company is calling for increased skier awareness of mountain operations. A pair of young men have allegedly carried out multiple violent sexual assaults in the valley, more details were unsealed this w ...…
 
This week on Valley Round Up, it’s ski season again, and with more people each year choosing to hike their way up the mountain, the Aspen Skiing Company is calling for increased skier awareness of mountain operations. A pair of young men have allegedly carried out multiple violent sexual assaults in the valley, more details were unsealed this w ...…
 
This week on Valley Round Up, it’s ski season again, and with more people each year choosing to hike their way up the mountain, the Aspen Skiing Company is calling for increased skier awareness of mountain operations. A pair of young men have allegedly carried out multiple violent sexual assaults in the valley, more details were unsealed this w ...…
 
This week on Valley Round Up, it’s ski season again, and with more people each year choosing to hike their way up the mountain, the Aspen Skiing Company is calling for increased skier awareness of mountain operations. A pair of young men have allegedly carried out multiple violent sexual assaults in the valley, more details were unsealed this w ...…
 
This week on Valley Round Up, it’s ski season again, and with more people each year choosing to hike their way up the mountain, the Aspen Skiing Company is calling for increased skier awareness of mountain operations. A pair of young men have allegedly carried out multiple violent sexual assaults in the valley, more details were unsealed this w ...…
 
As part of her book tour, the former first lady came to Los Angeles and made a stop to read to a group of 4-year-olds at a preschool in Skid Row.
 
Nationwide data shows that approximately one in four college students struggle with food insecurity. To combat the problem, the University of Oregon has launched a pilot program to help feed students. Jill Creighton, the UO assistant dean of students for conduct and operations, joins us to discuss the Feed the Flock initiative.…
 
We take up some of the big stories this week with opinions and analysis from Reed College political science professor Paul Gronke; Jim Pasero, director of the conservative ActionPAC; and Carmen Rubio, executive director of the Latino Network.
 
Eighteen-year-old Ben Simons will be the youngest mayor in the town of Yoncalla’s history when he takes office in January. We sit down with Simons.
 
Lindsay Wong grew up in a family full of mental illness. But instead of seeking treatment, her grandmother and mother blamed their maladies on ghosts who haunted the living. Wong joins us to talk about how the stigma surrounding mental illness affected her loved ones, which she writes about in her memoir, “The Woo Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey ...…
 
Amazon officially dumped Pittsburgh as a potential home for its second (and third) headquarters this week, opting instead to split its $5 billion in promised investment between Virginia and New York.By mharris@wesa.fm (Megan Harris).
 
The state is tasked with hand-counting more than 50,000 ballots. Some counties finished quickly Friday morning, with official results due on Sunday. Lawsuits are still working through the courts.
 
Thousands of camp alumni are remembering their childhood home away from home.
 
Teachers have a huge effect on the lives of their students. And one of the biggest and most important parts of a teacher’s job is something where they get little to no training of guidance: handing out grades. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk to a veteran educator who says the way teachers grade their students in the US is broken… ...…
 
There’s an educational awakening going on. It’s not a new movement but it’s gaining momentum. It’s creating a national conversation that more and more people are getting in on because it's becoming clear that we are fighting for the last vestiges of western civilization. We're learning that if life is subject to a grand social experiment in hum ...…
 
Tom Vernon, Provincial Affairs Reporter, Global Edmonton Catherine Griwkowsky, multi-media journalist with AB Today Katherine O’Neill, Alberta Party candidate for Edmonton-Riverview, Founder of Alberta Together PAC, Former PC Alberta President
 
Election workers in Florida have been counting remaining ballots by hand in the close U.S. Senate and state agriculture commissioner contests, as a number of lawsuits are still outstanding in the final 48 hours before official election results are due to the state. If a federal judge declines to extend the state’s deadline, county canvassing bo ...…
 
Stefanie Preissner talks about the end of 'Can't Cope, Won't Cope' and her upcoming book about the difficulty of saying no.
 
Richard Florida, Leading Urbanist & Director of the Prosperity Institute, UofT
 
David Benjamin, Founder & Principal, The Living and author of Now We See Now
 
The California High Speed Rail Authority’s decision to start construction on the bullet train in Central Valley ahead of finalizing its plans and obtaining land has led to $600 million in cost overrun, according to a report published Thursday by State Auditor Elaine Howle.
 
Rep. Mia Love’s campaign sues to stop counting ballots in Salt Lake County, while the margin in the 4th congressional district race turns razor-thin. Seventy-one incarcerated people died in Utah jails in the past five years. And Salt Lake City jockeys to host another winter Olympics. At 9 a.m. Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Jessica Miller ...…
 
We discuss what the new signature requirements for ballot measures are and what they mean for Californians. We also debate the Education Dept’s newly proposed protections for students accused of sexual assault; and more.
 
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases
 
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct.
 
In the state of California, the number of signatures required to qualify a measure for the ballot is based on the number of votes cast in the gubernatorial race.
 
Lise Hand and Paul Howard look at some of the other stories making the news this week.
 
Dr. John Hall, Professor of Sociology, McGill University (specializing in Nations, states and empires; nationalism and war; the economic consequences of the size of nations; sociological theory)
 
Kojo speaks with Arlington Board Chair Katie Cristol about the Amazon HQ2 effect and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine about his probe into the local Catholic Church and his office's legal challenges against the Trump administration.
 
Among the significant changes is that schools could make it harder to prove allegations. Instead of only a "preponderance of the evidence," schools could demand "clear and convincing evidence."
 
Kassandra Churcher, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
 
Ingrid Fetell Lee discovered that certain elements--like bright color, abundance, round shapes--are universally joyful. She says designing more joyful spaces can actually change how we feel and act.
 
The moment David Baron saw his first total solar eclipse in 1998, he was hooked. He's spent the last 20 years chasing them across the globe—all for a few minutes of joy, wonder and awe.
 
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced sweeping rules on how colleges handle cases of sexual assault and harassment that she says will fix a “failed” and “shameful” system that has been unfair to accused students. In what the administration is calling a “historic process,” the proposed rules aim to significantly enhance legal protections for ...…
 
Featuring interviews from James Comedy, Michael Lewis and Jeffrey Sachs, Trump Talks Trio looks at the current state of the US under Donald Trump.
 
When Donald Trump’s presidential election victory was announced in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016, like many Americans, I rubbed my eyes in disbelief and dismay. Two questions raced through my mind: What had become of America that a man so unfit, so small-minded, so mean-spirited could be elected? A man whose ethnic and racial bigo ...…
 
Prof Tim Bale from Queen Mary, University of London, gives his analyse of the current state of the Conservative Party.
 
Ivor Ferguson, The President of the Ulster Farmers Union, discusses what the draft Brexit agreement means for farmers
 
John Acres, President of the Royal Town PIanning Institute discusses why Lough Boora Parklands in Co. Offally won the Ireland's Best Places competition.
 
Clive Staunton- a street trader- was shot several times in the head and body by a lone gunman outside his home at Gleneaston Way in Leixlip
 
Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, discusses the latest developments in Brexit and looks ahead to a very interesting DUP conference next weekend.
 
Sarah McIntyre, RTE Entertainment on The Spice Girls much-anticipated return to Ireland next year.
 
Michael Crick, Political Correspondent with Channel 4 says senior Eurosceptic minister Michael Gove has expressed his confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May.
 
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