The Dropout Nation Podcast: Challenge Illiteracy
Summary: (http://dropoutnation.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/dn_podcast_itunes_logo.png) On this week's Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at the school reform lawsuit (http://rishawnbiddle.org/outsidereports/michigan_aclu_lawsuit.pdf) brought by the American Civil Liberties Union's Michigan affiliate, and explains why we must take on the illiteracy that is the key symptom of the education crisis. It is a social imperative, economic necessity, and moral commandment to ensure that all children are proficient in reading so they can successfully choose their own paths in life. 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_challengeilliteracy_07152012.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.