We go around the horn and learn a few things about suburban schools, Catholic schools, and schools in Northwest Indiana. Then, lots of people are hit and some seriously injured by foul balls and broken bats at Major League parks every year, but not everyone is for the extra protective netting that would keep people from getting hurt. Then, we dive into some recently acquired musical gems from Reclaimed Soul’s Ayana Contreras. And cartoonist and author Jessica Abel has written a new graphic book that takes readers inside some of their favorite public radio shows and podcasts.
Many districts have already started, including many suburban schools. Then there are Catholic schools and the changes, closures and consolidations brought on by the archdiocese. And, our neighbors in Northwest Indiana are dealing with a new state funding formula and a shortage of teachers.
Carlos Azcoitia served as a teacher, a principal, and an administrator before joining the board. Late last week he penned a column for the education publication Catalyst Chicago outlining his thoughts on how the board operates, and suggestions for new members as they move forward.
When it comes to tequal access to education under the ADA, students with disabilities are disciplined at a higher rate than other students...What’s being done to address this disparity and what are the effects on the students?