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We Love Schools

Mar 26, 2018

Jen Kime is the CEO of Downtown Mansfield - a not-for-profit that seeks to revitalize Mansfield, Ohio. She speaks with Joel about the intersection of public schools and a city's efforts to encourage more economic and commercial development.

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Mar 22, 2018

Carole speaks with Noble Local Schools Superintendent Dan Leffingwell about the steps his district has taken to improve their schools' climate. They discuss communicating goals and expectations to students and families, student ownership, and creating a sense of hope and pride in students.

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Mar 15, 2018

In a special episode, Joel speaks with five student leaders from New Albany Plain Public Schools in Ohio. These five students not only participated in the walkout, but have plans to attend the March For Our Lives later this month, and one has spoken directly to the school board. This occasion is historic and we're so...

Mar 14, 2018

Jill Habig is the Founder and President of the Public Rights Project - a not-for-profit that helps to public institutions fight to protect the civil rights of members of their community. She speaks with Joel about civil rights within our schools including a discussion on chronic absence and the school-to-prison...

Mar 12, 2018

Heidi Feller took German at Wisconsin Heights High School and had Jeri Springstead as her teacher. Fast forward a little bit and Heidi is a German teacher herself! Joel speaks with Heidi and Jeri about the relationship between teachers and students and asks the important question: Why German as a foreign language?...