Robert Wiblin: Hi listeners, this is the 80,000 Hours Podcast, where each week we have an unusually in-depth conversation about the world’s most pressing problems and how you can use your career to solve them. You took my son away from me. Ordered to proceed with school desegregation after the 1954 Brown v. Play free podcast episodes on-demand with iHeartRadio. Kashlak’s esteemed Chief of Nephrology, Dr Joel Topf @kidney_boy walks us through the evaluation and differentiation of nephrotic syndrome and glomerulonephritis. And she decided to research Francis Howell herself on the internet. The classroom across the hall, where it should be held, smells like mildew and the ventilation system doesn't work. You know how many black men graduate? Investigating school segregation in 2018 with Nikole Hannah-Jones: podcast & transcript. And these scores are not just the scores of the specific kids who got bused into white schools. ", Yeah, I had come from camp, I think it was three days. I don't care about everything else that falls by the wayside, because it will, two to three years when we all move out of the district. When the law was passed, no one thought an entire district would lose accreditation. Nedra's older daughter went to Normandy too. The US Department of Education put out data in 2014 showing that black and Latino kids in segregated schools have the least qualified teachers, the least experienced teachers. I mean, you could take these conversations and go from district to district to district, and you will always hear the same things. A quick heads up, somebody uses a racial slur in this first part of the story. He says when they first heard about the transfer option on the news, a lot of the Normandy teachers didn't expect many kids would take it. And all my white friends were like, "Yeah, we're going to do it." It's the Normandy School District in Normandy, Missouri. And it's not even on the table. I get that question all the time. Then I was like, "Something's wrong. If you're just tuning in, we're telling the story of the Normandy School District that Michael Brown graduated from. The podcast will discuss the similarities and differences between sex addiction and other addictions. Don't miss an episode of Houston We Have A Problem. Listen to ‘1619,’ a Podcast From The New York Times ... or read the transcripts by clicking the icon to the right of the play bar. And when this came on the news, they ended negotiations. This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “I Don’t Know What You’ve Done With My Husband But He’s a Changed Man” [MUSIC: Christopher Norman, “Word of Prey” (from EP3)] Johnson BORH: All of a sudden we heard of the war. And she just really got to know me. Maximum Fun podcasts are comedy and culture programs that will entertain and inform you. It has to be the worst moment of her life, but of all the ways she could have expressed her grief and outrage, this is what was on her mind-- school, getting her son through school. Discover original podcasts series from Bloomberg or find your favorite radio shows on demand in podcast form. The improvement in math scores was close to that, though not quite as good. Logo Image Source: This American Life. What you're saying is, small, incremental progress. The Problem We All Live With has been listed as a level-5 vital article in an unknown topic. With Brown versus Board of Education, we as a nation decided that segregated schooling violated the constitutional rights of black children. Not my daughter. He's the third superintendent in three years. "The Problem We All Live With" was a stark, muted, uncomplicated composition, and the topic! That thing that is so effective but never discussed? 4. She decided to stay. You guys skipped Pruitt. She's continued to do well. We did find out yesterday that those student scores will become our scores. So we're not talking about the Normandy School District losing their accreditation because of their buildings, or their structures, or their teachers. Now that the district was no longer unaccredited, according to the state, the 1,000 students who had escaped now had to come back. Nedra grew up in Normandy and works in human resources. Hosted by Anushka Asthana, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Right now, all sorts of people are trying to rethink and reinvent education, to get poor minority kids performing as well as white kids. Ferguson, Missouri, and the district includes the high school that Michael Brown attended. 562 and No.563 alexisagrelablogs Uncategorized March 25, 2018 2 Minutes These podcasts back-to-back were so interesting to listen to. The elected school board was sitting at tables in the front of the gym. But even there, they were just improving the students' scores. The guy who now has the job of transforming the Normandy schools is Charles Pearson. Every Tuesday, join campaign staffers, surrogates, organizers, activists, artists, and people just like you for conversations about the challenges we face - and will overcome - … I so happy. And then she came over and she's like, "Hi, my name is Brittany." This American Life: #563: The Problem We All Live With - Part Two August 9, 2015 7:50 PM - Subscribe Last week we looked at a school district integrating by accident. Others denounced his "liberal" ways using derogatory language. ", And let me assure you. And we used to always go to the pool on the white side of town. Nedra Martin remembers getting the letter when Mah'Ria was at a camp for the Francis Howell volleyball team. A New View of Norman Rockwell's "The Problem We All Live With" By Devan Casey, Museum Intern When you walk into the main gallery at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts you see a collection of Rockwell’s world famous and carefree illustrations depicting small town America. Posted In: Podcasts & Radio. What types of things would people say or do? She looked at me and I looked at her. But her own son, Michael, went to one of the most segregated districts in the state. We were non-accredited. Here's Nedra. Transcripts are generated using a combination of speech recognition software and human transcribers, and may contain errors. That day, Mah'Ria was just the new kid in a new school, trying to make her way through her first few classes. The state was taking over the Normandy District. That's supposed to be like a warning. Morale was incredibly low. Writer and musician Ahamefule Oluo has been puzzling out one story for a lot of his life. Nikole Hannah Jones is an investigative reporter, these days at The New York Times. I'm not you guys. It depicts Ruby Bridges, a six-year-old African-American girl, on her way to William Frantz Elementary School, an all-white public school, on November 14, 1960, during the New Orleans school desegregation crisis. A lot of what they're saying is a referendum on what happened to them when they were kids. Preview, buy, and download songs from the album #563: The Problem We All Live With, Part 2, including "#563: The Problem We All Live With, Part 2." People say, "Well, we tried to force it and it just didn't work out." Mah'Ria's thriving. When I hear this, and I've written about these types of schools for a long time--. I watched this over and over. I looked around. Sometimes instead of Control-Z, we actually have zero control. The Problem We All Live With, Part I. Embrace the kidney again as we sort the different diagnostics, managements, and prognosis for these two pathologies. I'm a native of St. Louisan, was part of the deseg program. What did you just say?". And so that was pretty much the rest of the day. ... Transcript. Ordered to proceed with school desegregation after the 1954 Brown v. Sometimes instead of Control-Z, we actually have zero control. A generation of black St. Louis residents, tens of thousands of them, remember the St. Louis desegregation program just as she does, as a great opportunity. I don't care about the taxes. Thanks as always to our program's co-founder, Mr. Torey Malatia. And then this lady, I don't remember who she was. They had 40 minutes left. They don't have that effect of kids who can help boost them. Then, after things were going not so bad, a new plan was constructed. Back at the height of the St. Louis desegregation program in the 1980s, they had a term for this-- black gold. Podcast: This American Life: The Problem We All Live With, No. in recent years. We've all been in that position, where our teammates have more talent than we do. Our website, thisamericanlife.org. I still have it to this day-- Francis Howell Volleyball Camp. I mean, there was really one generation of school desegregation. I personally know a family in the Fox School District that was shopping for houses in our school district. I mean, they celebrated that the transfer students were there. Yeah, you're absolutely right. WNYC Studios produces award-winning podcasts including Radiolab, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, The New Yorker Radio Hour, Science Friday, and many others. Our shows are audience supported and free for everyone to enjoy; … Learning to Live With the Coronavirus ... We’ve got to solve this testing problem. [MUSIC - SYL JOHNSON, "IS IT BECAUSE I'M BLACK?"]. I got my t-shirt and everything. So no, it wasn't always easy, but Rihanna and Mah'Ria both made it through their first year Francis Howell. Then was choir, and then he had two periods of band. What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away. It hasn't even been two weeks ago that we've been notified. I'm Ira Glass. In the 2013 to 2014 school year, Mah'Ria, who we heard in the first half of the show, finished eighth grade at the mostly white Francis Howell School District. Last month, she completed her freshman year. I grew up in Waterloo, Iowa. Desegregation. So I'm like, "I'm not going to fight you and then I get kicked out and you look like you were right.". In the St. Louis area, nearly one in two black children attend schools in districts that performed so poorly the state has stripped them of full accreditation. You know, I'm talking to myself, "Surely, this is a mistake. There are questions about class sizes, money, how this will affect special ed, fire safety. It's hard to imagine a bar lower than that. In an area like this one, another way of schooling might work better for all involved, but they don't have the resources or ability to change. Your kid's going to cry because parents are saying how awful your kid is, when really they're being put in a box because they're not like that. We weren't an unaccredited district. Listen to This American Life: "562: The Problem We All Live With - Part One" on Pandora - Right now, all sorts of people are trying to rethink and reinvent education, to get poor minority kids performing as well as white kids. You mean just integrated schools? If you can improve it, please do. Actually, what the statistics show is that between 1971, which is where the nation really started doing massive desegregation, and 1988, which was the peak of integration in the United States, 1988 was the peak. He'd just graduated three weeks before. In one month, I send my three small children to you, and I want to know is there going to be metal detectors? Some previous Rockwell fans were disgusted and thought the painter had taken leave of his senses. The district is called Normandy. Not because I wanted to, but because I had to. She called Francis Howell administrators and teachers and extolled the virtues of her daughter. Just getting black kids and white kids together in the same schools? This is what happened in cities all over. In the 2013 to 2014 school year, Mah'Ria, who we heard in the first half of the show, finished eighth grade at the mostly white Francis Howell School District. And the problem is, we’re stuck with one other. And like most places, there were good schools and there were bad schools. She checked into those, but even with financial aid, she couldn't afford private school either. That's a mistake. Our program was produced today by Chana Joffe-Walt and Jonathan Menjivar with Zoe Chase, Sean Cole, Stephanie Foo, Miki Meek, Robyn Semien, Alissa Shipp, and Nancy Updike, editing help from Joel Lovell. 10 out of 140 points, that was its score. Or we are going to really focus on literacy. Julie Snyder was the consulting editor for this episode. And at least so far, the influx of black students hasn't caused white parents to flee. You know how hard it was for me to get him to stay in school and graduate? And so, though she didn't think about it this way, that fall, Mah'Ria joined an old American tradition-- black children headed on buses to heavily white schools that had been forced by the courts to take them. And it was great. They're always talking really about the same things. We had to get up really early, but also we were being taken out of our community into someone else's community, where not only was it a white community but it was a wealthy community, and I was coming from a very black working class community. But the Normandy kids are almost all black, the Francis Howell kids nearly all white. But there is one thing that nobody tries anymore, despite a lot of evidence that it works. Michael Brown became a national symbol of the police violence against black youth, but when I looked into his education, I realized he's also a symbol of something else, something much more common. Michael Brown was buried in the cemetery alongside Normandy High School's football field. So, what’s happening here? I had to prove to her I'm not stupid, I'm very intelligent. Today, after years where very few communities were launching new desegregation programs, Nikole found a place that just three years ago, unintentionally, started school desegregation. She met him at Normandy High School in time to head to his first period. I'm a product of busing myself. As the day ends, so does the Normandy School District, or at least--. But that doesn't relieve us of the charge to attempt to do it. That's why a federal judge ordered white suburban schools to take thousands of black students from the city to the suburbs. Francis Howell was 85% white. Coming up, Adults to the Not Rescue. Alicia Garza is a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement and the principal at Black Futures Lab. Third period physics class teacher, who is a permanent sub, hasn't taught since January, hasn't planned a lesson since then. In other words, on standardized reading tests in 1971, black 13 year olds tested 39 points worse than white kids. And in the midst of all that changed, we might've lost a bit of who we are. The Problem We All Live With Podcast Timeline created by SFeucht. You know? I care about--, It's not an empty threat. According to the state, a shiny new name also came with a shiny new accreditation status. Through out all of my podcast, childhood messages will be discussed as the key ingredient towards healthy adulthood. She almost didn't graduate on time because the school lost track of her credits. ... my podcast with TED. She was like, "I'll hold your hand." The way the transfer law works, the failing district has to pay to educate its students, even if they leave. St. Louis school districts finally desegregated Dec 3, 1999. And the same thing is said, "We know we need to do." Nedra Decided she had to get Mah'Ria out of Normandy. We're still dealing with that today. Episode #2 Transcript Below: BIDEN. I kept telling myself, as if I was talking to those parents who were not embracing this decision, my child may be the doctor that saves your life one day. She just disappeared. Katherine Lewis, the winner of the inaugural TLS/Mick Imlah Poetry Prize, then comes on to read her prize-winning poem, "Memory of An Ocean". Plus, a girl who comes up with her own one-woman integration plan. But the schools do not turn around. Because of the transfer law, Normandy schools I had come from camp, got my t-shirt and everything. I was like, "What? Mah'Ria had spent a year making new friends, joining sports teams, settling in. Think about that. She said she thought about Ruby Bridges, the first black child to attend an all white elementary school in the South. Can I just say, with all due respect, I've had this conversation with superintendents and principals in districts that look just like Normandy and schools that look just like Normandy for more than a decade. WNYC Studios is leading the new golden age in audio with high quality storytelling that informs, inspires and delights millions of curious and highly engaged listeners. But even after that, Francis Howell forced every Normandy student who wanted to return to get his or her own personal injunction from the judge. It's the kids. And you can look at districts and schools with the same racial makeup in every urban community across the country. And the bad schools were mostly black and Latino, the good schools mostly white. She told her mom she wanted to go. Her daughter, Mah'Ria, is a star student. What does that mean?" It's confusing, I know. She was one of the students who was bussed out of St. Louis when she was a kid. We got tried. Typically, an entire district does not turn around. This week, we pivot from psychology and politics to religion and history as we explore how people have tried to resolve these fears. It's so funny the way you say that-- "Well, how do we know that integration works?" "Friend like that" meaning a white friend. So then knowing that, knowing that in these high poverty segregated districts the students aren't doing well, is it possible for a black child in Missouri to get an equal education? And we were standing by the door, me and my mom were walking towards the [INAUDIBLE] and I had hesitated. So I sat at a table where a couple of girls were, and I just sat there. The year the Supreme Court handed down the Brown versus Board of Education ruling banning school segregation, St. Louis was the second largest segregated school district in the country. What integration does is it gets black kids in the same facilities as white kids, and therefore it gets them access to the same things that those kids get-- quality teachers and quality instruction. I'm not a cheerleader, so I don't know exactly what they were saying, but just cheering, doing high kicks and everything like that. Over the last couple of months, I spent a lot of time with one of them, a Normandy mother named Nedra Martin. This was last August, almost a year ago. And then, scrambling, it rehired some of the same ones before the school year started. It has never happened. One mother asked why residents did not get to vote on letting in Normandy kids like they vote on public transportation. Where the transfer law forced integration, it's working. And in the midst of all that changed, we might've lost a bit of who we are. They were negotiating on a home. And that's what I really began to look at. 00:00. And I find this one thing that really worked, that cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half. New tonight, a major blow to a school district in the metro area. The Normandy Schools Collaborative. So--. Old fashioned, Brown versus Board of Education, 1954 technology, little kids on buses? On the first day of school, she rose to catch the bus at 5:45 AM. They just said, "Oh, our mom said we can't come, but you can come over here." Make them ride a long distance to school every day. Districts get points for academic achievement, for how many students graduate, for how well they're prepared for college. They're more stressed out. I'm Ira Glass. This is not a race issue. Because we know exactly what to do. I knew that there would be negative opinions but not that negative. If you're surrounded by a bunch of kids who are all behind, you stay behind. They parked and walked in. But if you're in a classroom that has some kids behind and some kids advanced, the kids who are behind tend to catch up. I don't know. We would have been so close to eliminating it. For instance, here's how Beth Cirami, the mother of three who was asking for metal detectors, began her remarks. Because I shopped for a school district. When you ask them questions, Nedra, Mah'Ria, their eyes fix on each other. What?" She also did a great story about the Normandy schools for Pro Publica. Michael Brown was killed August 9, nine days before school started. Stools were up on tables. It shut down a school. The Missouri State Board of Education is pulling accreditation from the Normandy School District. I literally, mentally, had a vision of a herd of cattle being pushed on a truck, being herded back to where they came from. So they're proposing charter schools and virtual school programs that students would attend. There are lives. But Francis Howell was firm. St. Louis Public Radio recorded the meeting. The bad schools never caught up to the good schools. I'm an organizational psychologist. And then another name gets called. Meanwhile, the same year, the mostly black Normandy District that had lost its accreditation, was still operating, though barely. But her first big reporting job was back in 2003. She thought about it again and again, but she could not get that girl who called her names out of her head. We're going to improve teacher quality. We are. And so if you picture that out if we had kept going, when we had cut it by half, I don't know that we would have eliminated it totally, because there's a long history here. A Pandemic Update: The Variant and the Vaccine Rollout With the coronavirus at a peak in the United States, we look at the latest in the fight against the disease. Or even how to generate more sales? Each year, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education puts out a report that shows how each of its 520 school districts is doing. Ira speaks with New York Times Magazine Reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones about her years reporting By pulling Ruby from 1960 to today, I wanted to speak to the racial injustice that still plagues us. This is how far they will go to avoid that one thing, that one thing that already seems to be working-- integration. The kids are here. It was great, because I never expected to have a long term friend like that. So Normandy was paying for 1,000 students to be educated in accredited districts elsewhere, like Francis Howell. Francis Howell is no longer accepting any students from the Normandy because Normandy is now called the Collaborative something. Once Normandy comes in here, will that lower our accreditation? Support Norman Rockwell Museum and share the Legacy of Norman Rockwell's Art. Volume 60%. I was at a point of desperation. on education and the various kinds of school reforms administrators have tried to close the achievement When the state took over, it fired all the teachers over the summer. It's 4,000 black kids. The difference between unaccredited and non-accredited, those three letters, changed everything. I've got a daughter and I kept wondering what magic parenting spell Nedra has cast to get her teenage daughter to like her so much. Keep reminding yourself that.". The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis. We're doing the things that improve instruction. I love her. You're saying well, you know from the evidence of your own life. I had friends and I could go to their house, but they couldn't come to mine. Songs start at @@cheapestTrackPrice@@. And I just wonder why is this OK? I didn't think it would be like that. The principal at Rihanna's middle school, not even a year into the job, resigned. We're carrying over routines and patterns we adjusted to in 2020 that we thought were only temporary. In St. Louis, poor white children are twice as likely to go to good schools than black children of all incomes. Everyone's behind. Here is what the last few months at Normandy Middle School have been like. The Problem We All Live With: Part Two. At a certain point, she grabbed her mom's hand and told her she wanted to speak at the mic. And we will not talk about it. * * * Welcome to the Making Sense podcast… This is Sam Harris. These parents don't want to try either. It's not that suddenly a switch turns on and they get intelligence or wanting the desire to learn when they're with white kids. Not many! We somehow want this to have been easy and we gave up really fast. Mah'Ria, to be honest with you, she wasn't having a problem. Then, after things were going not so bad, a new plan was constructed. Then you had chairs that were in two columns, and people were filling up those seats to say something in the mic. I stumbled on this place by accident. Throughout a part of the podcast Nikole Hannah Jones and Ira Glass discuss desegregation in schools. You have no choice, like me. Because that sense of desperation, it was a burden. Live In Concert. Entering a fresh, new year after the one we just finished has left us feeling isolated, restless and bored. MORE Charter schools, turnaround schools and small schools are all experiments that are supposed to improve schools for mostly poor, minority kids. Rockwell's first assignment for Look magazine was an illustration of a six-year-old African-American school girl being escorted by four U.S. marshals to her first day at an all-white school in New Orleans. You know, he finally explained to me why he showed up at work wearing hiking boots and a suit covered in dirt. Years ago, when the MetroLink was being very popular, St. Charles County put to a vote whether or not we wanted the MetroLink to come across into our community. I don't want to keep flip-flopping between schools, so I'm hopeful that I'll stay. This is what I want to know from you. Normandy officials chose a district called Francis Howell. There was one other student, his friend, Arianna, and Mr. Drummer, the AP English teacher who is not certified to teach AP English, who at that moment was not in the classroom and who would just come and go. That dropped to just 18 points by 1988 at the height of desegregation. Summary Continued Summary Continued Mah'Ria finished eight grade in the Francis Howell school district with what Jones says "sounds like an integration fairy tale". So integration works. The Image. Nikole Hannah Jones, she's a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. We're doing the best that we can. (11 minutes), Nikole Hannah-Jones reports on a school district that accidentally stumbled on an integration program "Why Is This Happening? We had to do better. I wasn’t really aware that this type of problem was still going on in today’s society. "You can't go back to Francis Howell. And what she noticed was that it never worked. Though Normandy chose to provide free transportation to the Francis Howell school district, Francis Howell wasn't part of that decision. on, despite a lot of evidence that it works – school integration. Pretty fast.". But meanwhile, there's kids in those classrooms. I think it's important to point out that it is not that something magical happens when black kids sit in a classroom next to white kids. Nedra said teachers did not seem to care. Because I want to be clear. Those kids have greater educational needs. I've watched it. That would have been it for Nedra too, if it weren't for what happened next. Cameron and other students finished in five minutes. He said that Normandy students should be allowed to leave. Francis Howell administrators would not talk to me, but best as I can tell, some teachers at the school were horrified by what happened at the parents meeting. He did that because he said St. Louis's white suburbs shared the blame for the segregation in the city schools. To be clear, Normandy did not lose its accreditation because of violence. Last week we looked at a school district integrating by accident. Larger Version. She started seventh grade in the Francis Howell district, but in a different middle school than Mah'Ria. She's standing in a crowd of onlookers, a few feet from where her son was shot down, where he would lie face down on the concrete for four hours, dead. In addiction, neurons that are fused together in childhood will stay together in adulthood, and acted out with various addictions. I want to know where the metal detectors are going to be, and I want to know whether your drug sniffing dogs are going to be. If you are able, we strongly encourage you to listen to the audio, which includes emotion and emphasis that's not on the page. When I asked Nikole if that was fast, she was all like, "Well, black people first arrived on this continent as slaves in 1619. We talk with philosopher Stephen Cave about the ways we assure ourselves that death is not really the end. Halved in just 17 years. This week: a city going all-out to integrate its schools. It also had to pay for transportation for the students. Right. Most black kids will not be shot by the police but many of them will go to a school like Michael Brown's. The Problem We All Live With - Part One Right now, all sorts of people are trying to rethink and reinvent education, to get poor minority kids performing as well as white kids. It depicts Ruby Bridges, a six-year-old African-American girl, on her way to William Frantz Elementary School, an all-white public school, on November 14, 1960, during the New Orleans school desegregation crisis. I’m Rob Wiblin, Director of Research at 80,000 Hours. Rumors start flying around, they were going to dissolve the district and that students were going to be sent all over, other places. In Uncategorized. WNYC Studios produces award-winning podcasts including Radiolab, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, The New Yorker Radio Hour, Science Friday, and many others. I'm no expert. At first, nobody knew what that meant. 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