• Sep 26, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 11:42 mins

Guest: Sam Payne Today, a story from Odds Bodkin, who, since 1982, has combined dramatic voices, vocal effects, narrative and live music to create imaginative experiences for audiences. Today's story is just a tiny part of his incredibly dynamic telling of Homer's epic, "The Odyssey." Odds Bodkin sometimes performs the whole thing live, which makes for a performance that lasts more than a full day.

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When Teachers Rise Up and Resist

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Guest: Doris Santoro, PhD, Associate Professor, Education and Chair of the Education Department, Bowdoin College Many of America’s teachers are unhappy. In states across the country, from West Virginia to Washington State, teachers have marched on state capitols and held strikes this year. They want better pay, smaller classrooms, better financial support for programs. Many oppose state and federal rules that require teachers to use certain textbooks or give their students high-pressure tests. But when teachers are protesting, they’re not in the classroom doing their jobs. Is it possible for teachers to resist and press for change in their profession without derailing the education of the children in their care? Listen to

Guest: Doris Santoro, PhD, Associate Professor, Education and Chair of the Education Department, Bowdoin College Many of America’s teachers are unhappy. In states across the country, from West Virginia to Washington State, teachers have marched on state capitols and held strikes this year. They want better pay, smaller classrooms, better financial support for programs. Many oppose state and federal rules that require teachers to use certain textbooks or give their students high-pressure tests. But when teachers are protesting, they’re not in the classroom doing their jobs. Is it possible for teachers to resist and press for change in their profession without derailing the education of the children in their care? Listen to