Category Archives: Town Hall

Video: American Graduate Teacher Town Hall Interviews

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KQED takes a deeper look into the Teacher Town Hall event held at Laney College on March 13, 2012. Watch this video and learn more about the impact that teachers have on their students success. YouTube Produced by Joanne Elgart … Continue reading »


Teacher Town Hall Panelist Dave Orphal on The Oakland Education Blog Part Two

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Teacher evaluations — And Surveys of Students and Colleagues Posted on April 25, 2012 Written by: Dave Orphal In my last post, I offered an overview of a proposed teacher evaluation system that two Oakland schools are piloting. The proposed … Continue reading »


KQED Forum on the Dropout Crisis and Potential Solutions - 3/22/12 at Castlemont High

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KDOL production made possible with funds from the City of Oakland KDOL Video Production Producer: Mario Capitelli Director: David Castaneda Cameras: Mario Capitelli Grip: Juan Lopez-Rivera Graphics: David Castaneda Post Production: David Castaneda


View KQED Teacher Town Hall Pictures on Flickr

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View our Teacher Town Hall event pictures on Flickr. and also view the  “Thank a Teacher” photo series from our colleagues at StoryCorps.  


KQED Forum Broadcasting Live in Oakland Today!

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Forum Live in Oakland March 22 http://www.twitvid.com/L2JHE  


Storify: How Would You Address the Dropout Crisis?

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Storify March 13, 2012 Written by Ian Hill That’s a question KQED is asking as part of the American Graduate, an innovative new program designed to combat the dropout crisis. This question was posted at Spotify before the event, follow … Continue reading »


Storify Teacher Town Hall Notes

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Storify March 13, 2012 Written By Ian Hill Young people throughout our country are dropping out of school in high numbers. On March 13 KQED hosted a town hall meeting at Laney College in Oakland with teachers, students and others … Continue reading »


We've Got A Crisis Here: Teachers Weigh in on High School Dropouts

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EdSpace Blog March 14, 2012 Written by Matthew Green On March 13, teachers, education advocates, and a number of students filled the theater at Laney College in Oakland to address the problem, ask important questions, and share thoughts on how … Continue reading »


Watch Live! KQED Teacher Town Hall

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Watch Live! KQED Invites you to watch the Teacher Town Hall March 13, 2012 from 5:40-8:00pm Free live streaming by Ustream Free live streaming by Ustream


Black Students Face More Discipline, Data Suggests

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New York Times Written By Tamar Lewis March 6, 2012 Black students, especially boys, face much harsher discipline in public schools than other students, according to new data from the Department of Education. Although black students made up only 18 … Continue reading »