Episode 131: Pay the Teachers!

Teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky have launched massive strikes in order to increase their salaries. In this episode we take a look at teacher pay in the United States and why the current state of affairs is so bad for those in the teaching profession. We start with a history of teacher pay…

Episode 86: The Catamount Institute & Why Outdoor Education is Vital

In the United States children spend almost eight hours a day on electronic devices of some kind. Every hour in front of an iPad or Playstation is an hour not spent outside. Don’t think that matters? Think again; getting kids outside benefits them in all sorts of ways, and might be one of the factors…

Episode 80: Where Is All of the Pot Money Going?

The legalization of marijuana in Colorado has led to lots of media attention about record breaking sales and the “boon” that the industry has provided the state in the form of additional tax revenue. In this episode we deep dive into where all of the tax revenue from marijuana actually goes. If “schools and roads!”…

Black History Month || Event to Attend: Black Minds Matter, February 16, 2017

  Information from the Facebook event description. Connect to that event HERE. This very special Black History Month Program is presented by PPCC Student Activities and sponsored by The NAACP Montana Wyoming State Conference and The Black Law Association to highlight the importance of education, how the knowledge one obtains can be a very powerful…

WTF Is On the Ballot (Part 4): Funding D11 Schools with 3C and 3D

In the last edition of our ballot series we sit down with Shawn Gullixson, Co-Director of the Board of Education for District 11, the largest school district in the city, to talk about 3C and 3D. 3C will raise money for capital improvements in the school district through the issuance of bonds, and 3D, which…