Greater Boston; Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame
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- Greater Boston
- Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame
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HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997
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Teacher Certification Bill A new waiver will allow would-be teachers who fail the state certification exam three times to still get into a classroom. Supporters claim there are alternative ways to judge a teacher's competency but opponents say this sets the bar too low. Guests: Kathleen Skinner, Massachusetts Teachers Association; Sen. Robert Hedlund, (R) Weymouth
Rebecca Riley Lawsuit A medical malpractice suit has been filed against the psychiatrist who prescribed powerful drugs to a 2-year old girl. Dr. Kayoko Kifuji diagnosed Rebecca as bipolar when she was two years old and then treated her with a regimen of powerful medications. Guests: Andrew Meyer, Attorney for the Rebecca Riley estate; Dr. Bruce Black, Child and adolescent psychiatrist
Chasing the Flame Kennedy School professor Samantha Power discusses her new book, Chasing the Flame, about the late humanitarian Sergio Vieira de Mello. Power was recently an advisor to Barack Obama, but resigned after the press published her controversial remarks about Hillary Clinton. Guests: Samantha Power, Author, Chasing the Flame
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- MLA: “Greater Boston; Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame.” 04/07/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F476590F881547C9A96B102FEB14ED3A>.
- APA: Greater Boston; Teacher Certification Bill / Rebecca Riley Lawsuit / Chasing the Flame. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F476590F881547C9A96B102FEB14ED3A