Saturday, March 16, 2019

Spurred by Gov. Newsom’s pledge to expand services for the states youngest children, early education has moved to the top of the legislative agenda in Sacramento. This week, Louis and reporter Zaidee Stavely discuss the highlights of the recommendations issued by California’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education. And Zaidee interviews Gov. Gavin Newsom’s top advisor on early education, Giannina Perez.

Also, John interviews UCLA Professor John Rogers, whose survey of more than 500 high school principals nationwide reveals that the incivility and tensions of politics under President Trump are percolating into the classroom, heightening anxiety and conflict.

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