Sep 17 • 57M

Latest NYC Public School News Recap; Also a Compilation Replay of Prof. Noliwe Rooks

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Dan Alicea
A weekly podcast and radio show on WBAI 99.5 FM NYC, hosted by Leonie Haimson of Class Size Matters, and Daniel Alicea of Educators of NYC. We speak about the issues and controversies affecting public schools and public education in New York City, statewide and nationally.
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Daniel shared the latest local New York City school news updates for the first week of school including the extreme temperatures that plagued school re-openings and the lack of functioning AC in our city schools. Also, he shares analysis of the new budget cuts announced by Mayor Adams. In his second segment, he replayed a compilation of the interviews we’ve had with author, educator and activist, Professor Noliwe Rooks. She is a professor of Africana Studies at L. Herbert Ballou University and the chair of Africana Studies at Brown University.


Professor Noliwe Rooks bio 

Broken air conditioners mean some NYC students return to hot classrooms

NYC students and school staff swelter in class with nearly 500 AC repairs needed

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