The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: progressive groups hold a rally after frustration over Democrats failing to pass their favored legislation, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a challenger facing the head of the state Republican Party, Ed Cox, and a new study finds New York ranks above the national average in health emergency preparedness.
After decades of visiting and evaluating schools across the country, one education researcher has some ideas. Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll talk about preparing yesterday’s schools for tomorrow’s students.
We’ll also get into the debate over school start times, and spend an Academic Minute getting some tech into the classroom.
On this episode of the WAMC News podcast, we’re covering the changing design of a Capital Region Holocaust memorial and the performance of a nearly $1 billion casino in Springfield, Massachusetts.[Continue reading...] about WAMC News Podcast – Episode 6
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An encore In Conversation with WAMC’S Alan Chartock and Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer on his book Lincoln and the Power of the Press.[Continue reading...] about Abraham Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer
Nathan Englander once again tackles the complexities of contemporary Jewish life in his new novel, “kaddish.com.” When an atheist’s Orthodox father dies, he is called upon by his mother and sisters to perform the prayer for the dead – every day for 11 months. Reluctant, he hires someone from the title website to recite the […][Continue reading...] about #1608 – Nathan Englander