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Weekend Connections: Week Of April 4th

Apr 8, 2016

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The unionization of contingent faculty members at colleges and universities;
  • The impact of consolidated school districts on revitalizing downtown areas;
  • Creating equal opportunities for students of different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • The debate over state testing and the opt-out movement;
  • Finding the roots of families with slave ancestry.

Evan Dawson talks about what matters to you on Connections, every weekday from noon-2 p.m. You can listen to the program on WXXI-AM 1370 and WRUR-FM 88.5 in Rochester, WEOS 89.5 FM in Geneva, and online. Be part of the program with questions or comments by phone at 1-844-295-TALK (8255), emailFacebook, or Twitter