Schooling Out of Fear

09/21/18 Schooling out of fear
Topic:  Education ,Schools, Critical education, Community
Segment: D Report
Participants: Lydia Martinez , Artist, Mother, Counselor, Content and Program Developer
Broadcast Air Date: 09/21/18
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
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Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

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Discussion Topics:
– What is a critical analysis of education and schools?
-How do you connect the academic preparation of studying schools to the personal of position parenting?
– Why does the summer feel free from competitions for our children’s time and attention?
– Does the fall school re-entry activate the return of worry for both children and parents?
– What are gentrification refugees?
– Bay area gentrification as economic displacement has led many to move out  of California?
– What is the red for ed movement?
– What are the different school environments available for our children?
– Is this generation of parents over worrying?
– Is school really that bad?
– Is school producing generations of over pressured children?
– Good work ethic does not mean you negate your boundaries?
– Are we pretending to have “family time?”
– Why do we have to pass laws to protect workers from being fired for not checking a work email at home?
– We must be intentional about the places our children enter, who they are learning from and what content they are learning.
– What kind of adults are the schools producing?
– Are corporation selling people to the highest bidder?
– Can we take step back and ask, why are we sending our children to the same schools?
– What is the history of the public-school system?
– Why do we keep asking the same questions?
– Why does every new generation of education academic repeat the same studies, and yet the schools stay the same?
– If the solution was based on information, then we would have solved the many schooling problems already.
– The community has answers to the education problems.
– What is wrong with our schools? – Nothing, schools are operating exactly how they were designed.
– Are parents in competition with schools that  are over instructing our children?
– How do we shame the parents that cannot afford to support the expectations of the pressured school system?
-Can we assess the quality of time versus the quantity of time spent at school?
– Are we experiencing a pattern of  schooling out of fear?
– Some parents don’t rely on schools because they can supply the future that their children want, and other parents must rely on the school to supply the future the that children want to achieve.
– Schooling out of fear means you never have enough time for all the content you want to transmit to the students.
– Can we move away from giving homework?
-How do we tell the school that we rather spend our evenings with our children in quality time, instead of doing homework?
– Can we teach our children to advocate for themselves in school?
– What are the stories we carry about schools?
– How do we inform the school that parents also have education in their homes to share with their children?
– How do we as community members play larger and more respected roles as educators of our children in relation to schools?
– Does your school let you do your work on the floor if you can’t stay still in the chair and desk?
– What is the difference in between looking as different schools versus looking at an entire education system?
-Children learn in all of their environments.
– What is the community the child belongs too?
– Is your school an ally to your child’s community?
– What is restorative justice?
-How do you base a school on a restorative justice model ?