Wake Up Call: Public Schools

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Aug 032014
 

On the August 3rd Wake Up Call, Rick is joined by two superintendents of local school districts, Pam Moran(Albemarle) and Jeff Comer(Nelson). During the hour they discuss school safety, budget cuts, anti bullying, changes to the SOL tests, and other topics related to the changing role of education.

 

Wake Up Call: After Graduation

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Sep 152013
 

On the September 15th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with Adam Hasting, Director of  CATEC(Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center), professional counselor Walter Mehring, and Principal of Jouett Middle School, Kathryn Baylor, about choosing colleges, careers, the choice between the two, and other various aspects of important post high-school decisions.

Wake Up Call: Spark of Music

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Jun 232013
 

On the June 23rd Wake up Call, Host Rick Moore talks with Carla Manno of Spark of Music, A charity focused on providing musical instruments and lessons for people unable to get them, Amy Laufer of the Charlottesville City School Board, and Red Knierim of Red and the Romantics To discuss the state of music education and its importance to developing children.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Jim Cobb

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Dec 212010
 

Jim Cobb, History Professor at The University of Georgia joined Coy to discuss his recent New York Times article The Cultural Roots Of Disunion on the buildup to the American Civil War.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Jerry Ratcliffe

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Dec 202010
 

12.20.10 Jerry Ratcliffe of The Daily Progress joined Coy to discuss University of Virginia Athletics and Academics.

Charlottesville Right Now– Dr. Robert Fatton talks with Coy about Haiti

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Sep 212010
 

09.21.10
Native Haitian and Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Virginia, Robert Fatton, joins Coy to discuss the recovery of his home country.

Charlottesville Right Now– Rick Britton talks history with Coy

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Sep 152010
 

09.15.10
Local historian, Rick Brittion, joins Coy Barefoot to discuss The Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse.

Aug 032010
 

8.3.10: Dan Willingham, a professor at the University of Virginia and author of Why Don’t Students Like School, talks to Coy about education.  Today’s topics include the Virginia Standards of Learning, merit pay raises, early education, and charter schools.  At the close, Dan offers his advice to parents of students who will be returning to school in a couple of weeks.

Charlottesville–Right Now: John Whitehead Talks Education With Coy

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Jul 142010
 

7.14.10- John Whitehead, CEO and Founder of the Rutherford Institute, chats with Coy about education. Topics include the recent incident with the censoring of the Albemarle HS newspaper, the classroom curriculum, and how public schools are run.

Charlottesville Right Now: 6-8-10 Mary Lyons and Kevin DonLeavy

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Jun 082010
 

Mary Lyons and Kevin DonLeavy discuss their research on the history of the Irish and the building of the Blue Ridge Railroad with Coy.

Charlottesville Right Now: 6-2-10 Eric Strucko

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Jun 022010
 

Eric StruckoAlbemarle County School Board member, Eric Strucko, discussed Albemarle County Public Schools.  Strucko was elected last November to represent the Samuel Miller district in Albemarle County.

Charlottesville Right Now: 5-3-10 Stephanie Van Hover

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May 032010
 

Stephanie Van Hover

Stephanie Van Hover, associate professor of social studies education at the Curry School at the University of Virginia, recently joined Coy Barefoot to discuss the history of standardized testing in public education. Van Hover recently co-authored an article on the topic in the Virginia News Letter.