WBHM’s recent Issues and Ales forum delved into the future of education in Alabama. Panelist and Phillips Academy PTA president Jerry Tate took a moment away from the discussion to answer a simple question: “How can someone, who isn’t a teacher, support education?”

 

Listen to excerpts from Issues and Ales: The Future of Education in Alabama.  It airs Thursday at 2 p.m. on 90.3 WBHM and 91.5 WSGN.

Andrew Yeager

Andrew Yeager

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Hear Highlights from “Issues & Ales: Crime in the Greater Birmingham Area”
03-17-2016

There’s a perception that crime is on the rise in and around Birmingham. What’s really happening? Is fear changing our behavior and affecting relationships in our communities? How can Birmingham and surrounding communities work to reduce violent crime? On Thursday, March 10 Local law enforcement officials and community members met to discuss crime and brainstorm solutions for WBHM’s “Issues and Ales: Crime in the Greater Birmingham Area.”

Issues & Ales: Crime in the Greater Birmingham Area
03-3-2016

Join us on Thursday, March 10 for “Issues and Ales: Crime in the Greater Birmingham Area.” Local law enforcement officials and community members will discuss crime and brainstorm solutions.

Highlights From Issues and Ales: The Future of Education in Alabama
11-12-2015

This year, the Alabama Legislature voted to allow charter schools in the state and expanded the Alabama Accountability Act. What does this mean for the future of Alabama’s public and private schools? Can public education adequately prepare all Alabama children for career success?

Issues and Ales Extra: Best Teacher Advice
11-11-2015

  WBHM’s recent Issues and Ales forum delved into the future of education in Alabama. Panelist and Jemison High School teacher Brooke Elliott took a moment away from the discussion to answer a simple question: “What’s the best piece of advice you received about becoming a teacher?”   Listen to excerpts from Issues and Ales: The […]

Phil Hammonds on Bold Goals for Alabama Education’s Future
11-4-2015

In advance of WBHM’s and the Southern Education Desk’s “Issues and Ales” education forum this evening, former Jefferson County School Superintendent Phil Hammonds joined WBHM’s Rachel Osier Lindley to talk about his prescriptions for improving Alabama’s schools and what Bold Goals Education aims to do.