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Education Beat

Sparking joy for reading

September 16, 2021

A school bus driver started giving away books on her bus and realized that lots of kids didn’t have books at home. She shares how she joined up with Dolly Parton to bring more books to kids.

Education Beat

Welcoming back English learners

August 19, 2021

Host Zaidee Stavely talks with a teacher in Los Angeles about how she’s welcoming back English learners with lots of opportunities to practice speaking and making her classroom a place where students can build a community to ease the anxiety and stress caused by the pandemic.

Education Beat

Free school lunch for all

August 12, 2021

What impact will the state’s new universal school meals program have on schools and children? Host Zaidee Stavely takes a deeper look with reporter Ali Tadayon and Stephanie Bruce, nutrition services director at Palm Springs Unified.