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Failure Factories

Community meets to help inner-city schools in Hillsborough

The education chair of the Hillsborough County Branch NAACP says the county’s superintendent of schools may have the legal authority to suspend the contract of teachers’ union in order to move more effective teachers to high-need...

US senate Libertarian candidate Paul Stanton; Former Gibbs HS principal discusses effects of segregation in Pinellas county schools

BY Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Wednesday our first guest was Paul Stanton, who won the Libertarian Party primary here in Florida three weeks ago and is now the party’s nominee for US Senate. He works at MegaPath telecommunications...
Pinellas County School Board candidates

Pinellas School Board candidates forum

Several public schools in South St. Petersburg have been labeled “Failure Factories” by the Tampa Bay Times after an investigation found chronic low performance among the worst in the state; at a forum in St....

Florida This Week looks at congressional maps mess; Bush v. Trump on immigration

By Rob Lorei Today we listen back on the latest Florida this week from local PBS station WEDU, a political discussion show moderated by Radioactivity host Rob Lorei. This week’s panelist ( 70th district rep. Darryl...

‘Failure Factories’ reporters discuss Times’ series on failing schools in Pinellas

On Today’s Radioactivity, Host Rob Lorei speaks with Lisa Gartner and Michael LaForgia, two reporters who worked on the Tampa Bay Times investigative series “Failure Factories”, which chronicles the fallout from a 2007 decision by the Pinellas...

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