Tue, May 8, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
Schools Under StressDownload audio (MP3)
A study of California's 30 largest school districts finds the recession has taken a hard hit on public education. Teacher layoffs, fewer counselors, increased demand for free and reduced-price meals has stressed California's schools according to the report by an education non-profit. Forum discusses the findings and how schools can compensate.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Ann Hughes, 4th grade teacher at Hillcrest Elementary School in San Francisco.
- Bruce Fuller, professor of education and public policy at U.C. Berkeley
- Jonathan Raymond, superintendent of Sacramento Unified School District
- Louis Freedberg, executive director of EdSource, an independent non-profit research and reporting organization