Host Sue Misiak speaks with Supt. Dr. Dan Good. In this interview they focus on the Good News from the Columbus City Schools - positive programs, achievements, and recognitions that don’t always make the newspapers or TV reports.
The Columbus International High School is an innovative facility which opened its doors this fall on the site of the historic North High School. On Teacher Talk we’ll learn more as we talk with Principal Ameer Kim El-Mallawany and teacher Deliana Soto.
I Know I Can's Blueprint College Program helps parents plan for their child's college education. Executive Director Katina Fullen explains that volunteers conduct workshops and provide resources to aid Columbus families.
Tonight's program features I Know I Can, an organization which helps students get into college as well as aids them in finding the money to pay for it. Executive Director Katina Fullen also tells us about the organization's 25th anniversary and a major gift from the Huntington.
Dr. Dan Good, interim Supt. of the CCS has taken the time to join host Sue Misiak on Teacher Talk to discuss the upcoming operating levy and bond issue. Through our discussion we will also learn about the man, the educator, and the administrator, Dr. Good.
Singer, songwriter, pianist, and musical experimentalist Vienna Teng has released 4 solo albums and one live album (the latter with percussionist Alex Wong). Her sixth album, Aims, is being released this month and she will play Kent, Ohio ,on September 28. More information about her can be found at Viennateng.com. I spoke to her recently about her music, performing, and the joys of graduate school, which she’s just completed.
9am: America Abroad: Syria and the Responsibility to Protect - This episode of America Abroad explores how the US and the international community have responded to humanitarian crises around the globe since after the Cold War, from Rwanda and Bosnia to Libya and Syria. At the heart of the program is this fundamental question: what does it take – and what should it take – for world powers to intervene to save lives?
WCBE celebrates the July 2013 induction of Royal G. "Rusty" Bryant and Rahsaan Roland Kirk into Columbus' Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame. Listeners can hear highlights and background historical information about the artists and the historic venue in "Artists and Their Community: Rusty Bryant and Rahsaan Roland Kirk." This special airs Labor Day Monday morning, September 2, 2013 at 11am. Hosted by Wayne Self.
Coming up on a special edition of JazzSet this Saturday August 24th at 3pm, host Dee Dee Bridgewaterfeatures the Marian McPartland Trio playing at The Kennedy Center, from February, 2005.
During the show, Marian moves through an Ellington medley to pieces by Ornette Coleman, Jerome Kern, Bix Beiderbecke/Jimmy McPartland, Mary Lou Williams. She takes a request for "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" and closes with "When the Saints" in a moving, personal arrangement.
CEA President Rhonda Johnson is tonight's guest as we begin the 2013/2014 school year. We welcome back our students and the teaching staff. We also discuss recent personnel changes, the new interim superintendent, and the November levy.
Sue welcomes returning guest Mark Real, President of KidsOhio.Org an online educational resource center. Mark will give us the latest on Dr. Dan Good, interim superintendent of the Columbus City Schools, explain the ramifications of HB 167, and discuss the need for a combination school levy/bond issue in November 2013.
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Usually, mention of "secret sauce" in regards to sports is met with derision and disappointment. Not so with Only A Game. The "secret sauce" of public radio's nationally syndicated sports show is a special blend of the love of sports, both watching and playing, and a history of excellent journalism. How long a history? Oh, twenty years this broadcast.
This week's look into Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition recalls the famous fable about three pigs. In the tale, the three pigs, each with a house of their own, are tested when the big, bad wolf tries to blow the houses down. The first pig’s house, which is made of straw, it is destroyed. The second house, made of wood, is also destroyed. The third house, made of brick, challenges the wolf and he cannot blow the house down.
The only time a phone book seems useful is when looking for the number to a plumber or a Chinese restaurant. I'm sure you've never even considered how strong a phone book actually is; I know I haven't. However, after visiting Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, I knew the answer to this question. It took two army tanks (8,000 pounds) to pull 2 phone books apart, and COSI has the evidence to prove it.
On the TV show Mythbusters, the cast and creative team often pose questions unlikely to cross our minds, and their answers and methods draw us in to watch and learn about things we've never even imagined. Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, now at COSI, is no exception.