Education, Podcast, Teachers — December 27, 2016 at 6:47 am

Episode 12: What Betsy Devos needs to know about public education. With special guest teacher/advocate Patrick Kearney


The show notes for Episode 12 are at

George Lakoff: How to Help Trump

Greg Sargent: Could Trump help unleash nuclear catastrophe with a single tweet?

STAT: Labor union members collect 25,000 signatures during the three weeks of Michigan’s lame duck session

STAT: If we cut off all 30 million poor kids now enrolled in Medicaid, it would save 19 percent of the program’s spending

Patrick Kearney: A Letter To My Senator Regarding Betsy DeVos

Patrick Kearney: An Open Letter To Betsy DeVos From America’s Public School Teachers

Eclectablog: Two former Emergency Managers charged with felonies related to the Flint water crisis

Detroit Free Press: Snyder’s legal tab with criminal defense firm hits $3.5M

Detroit Free Press: Groups return to court to force Flint water delivery

The Detroit News: Cummings: Rushing to close Flint probe ‘inconceivable’

Intro and Outro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre from the album Zoolook.

The Sit and Spin Room logo by Anne C. Savage.