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Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 10:00 AM Hospice Doctor Finds Calling Through Near-Fatal Accident

While an undergraduate at Princeton University, BJ Miller was electrocuted and nearly died, and the accident left him a triple amputee. Today, as executive director of the Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco, he has built his life work around the care of others who are approaching death. Miller joins us as part of our First Person series on local leaders and innovators.

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 9:00 AM
Mon, Jul 14, 2014 -- 9:00 AM Meet Oakland's New Schools Chief

On July 1, Antwan Wilson took over as superintendent of Oakland's public schools. Wilson was previously an assistant superintendent in Denver, where he was credited with raising the graduation rate of a high school struggling with gang violence. Raised by a single teen mother in Kansas, Wilson says poverty should not be seen as a reason to have "soft expectations" of students. Superintendent Wilson joins us to answer questions about Oakland schools, the achievement gap and the state's new system for funding K-12 education.

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