Week of June 4 - 8, 2012

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 6/4

Hr. 1

Does better teaching begin with better-prepared and better-trained teachers? We talk with educator and author Dan Bartalo, author of Closing The Teaching Gap

Hr. 2

Investigative journalist Katherine Stewart discusses the results of her first-hand research into whether some sectarian groups are trying to erode the non-sectarian mandate of public education (recorded)


Tuesday 6/5

Hr. 1

A look at the Rochester city budget, just before the start of budget hearings this week, with City Council Finance Chair Carolee Conklin

Hr. 2

What research into our neighborhoods can teach us about fighting crime effectively; RIT’s John Klofas and the Center for Public Safety Initiatives’ Mike Langenbacher


Wednesday 6/6

Hr. 1

A new report on America’s air quality—and New York State’s—with Michael Seilback, northeast region VP of the American Lung Association, joining us on the line from New York (rescheduled from 5/30)

Hr. 2

Ann Johnson, executive director of ACT Rochester—the joint project of the United Way and the Rochester Area Community Foundation—shares the community report card for the total metropolitan region


Thursday 6/7

Hr. 1

We convene our panel of antiques experts in the College of Collectible Knowledge to answer your questions

Hr. 2

Scott Thomas of the Business First publications group shares the region-wide numbers on how successfully our public schools are educating our children


Friday 6/8 (Education Friday)

Frank Cegelski conducts a two hour Education Friday program on issues of educational policy and schooling practices



All programs originate live in our studios unless otherwise indicated. Schedules are subject to change in response to breaking news. Pre-recorded programming may be replaced with live content on short notice.