Education http://wyso.org en Dayton Public Schools Asked To Halt Suspensions http://wyso.org/post/dayton-public-schools-asked-halt-suspensions <p></p><p>A local group has asked Dayton public schools for a moratorium on out of school suspensions. Racial Justice now presented their request at a school board meeting last night. &nbsp;</p><p>According to the group, Black students accounted for 80% of school suspensions in 2011.</p><p>Professor Vernellia Randall with the University of Dayton is co-founder of Racial Justice now. She says removing students from the school system for non-violent offenses sets up an unfavorable pattern..</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:34:42 +0000 Jerry Kenney 48621 at http://wyso.org Dayton Public Schools Asked To Halt Suspensions Reaching Beyond the Ivory Tower http://wyso.org/post/reaching-beyond-ivory-tower <p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:24:11 +0000 Leticia Wiggins & Patrick Potyondy 48262 at http://wyso.org Reaching Beyond the Ivory Tower Bridging the Gap: Bringing the Past into the Present http://wyso.org/post/bridging-gap-bringing-past-present <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Public broadcasting stations like WYSO have large libraries of stories that aired years ago, but often that audio can't be accessed because the archives are on tape, a format most stations aren't using regularly. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, in cooperation with WGBH Boston and the Library of Congress, decided that it was time to bridge that technological gap.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Zeb Reichert spoke with Karen Cariani of WGBH and Neenah Ellis of WYSO to learn more about this national undertaking known as the American Archive project</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:27:48 +0000 Zeb Reichert 48059 at http://wyso.org Bridging the Gap: Bringing the Past into the Present Hip Hop Caucus Climate Change Tour Coming To Central State http://wyso.org/post/hip-hop-caucus-climate-change-tour-coming-central-state <p>The Hip Hop Caucus Act on Climate Campus Tour will stop at Central State University on Wednesday. The purpose of the tour is to raise awareness about the impact of climate change on black communities.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:41:05 +0000 Wayne Baker 47900 at http://wyso.org Hip Hop Caucus Climate Change Tour Coming To Central State Colleges Team Up On Drone Farming Program http://wyso.org/post/colleges-team-drone-farming-program <p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; ">&nbsp;</p><p><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Cambria">Sinclair Community College has announced it’s teaming up with Southern State Community College to expand and collaborate on its unmanned aerial system program.</font></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:53:39 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47630 at http://wyso.org