Best of The Dropout Nation Podcast: Clear Out the Wastelands of Education
Summary: (http://dropoutnation.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/wpid-alfredstreetstainedglass011.jpg) (http://dropoutnation.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/wpid-bestofdropoutnation.png) While your editors deal with the power outages resulting from the storms this weekend in the D.C. area, listen to this Best of The Dropout Nation Podcast on the wastelands that feed into — and sustained by — the crisis in American public education. School reformers must address the role played by the nation’s schools in child welfare, special education, juvenile justice and other systems in order to stem dropouts and help more kids write their own stories. You can listen (http://rishawnbiddle.org/RRB/media/rbradio/index.html) to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle’s radio page or download ( http://www.rishawnbiddle.org/RRB/media/MusicBox/music/dpn_podcast_clearoutwastelandsofeducation_03062011.mp3 ) directly to your iPod, Zune, MP3 player, smartphone, Nook Color or Kindle Fire. Also, subscribe (http://dropoutnation.net/feed/podcast/) to the podcast series. It is also available on iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=348527760), Blubrry (http://www.blubrry.com/dropoutnation/), Zune Marketplace, (http://social.zune.net/podcast/Dropout-Nation/6900e8e7-4e46-45be-a456-570be181ffcf) Stitcher (http://stitcher.com/s?AAAAATP_r) (for those of us using our Androids and iPhones), and PodBean (http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=75459). Also download to your phone with BlackBerry podcast software, Google Reader, BeyondPod, DoggCatcher and other mobile software.