The Conversation: Wednesday, May 10th 2017

May 10, 2017

Non-Profit Funding Questions; New Education Research; A Journey Through the Foster Care System

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New Education Research: Neal Milner

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Two new education studies respectively examine the impact of early childhood education and making teachers more accountable in fair and productive ways.

Intro Music: Room In Here - DJ Jazzy Jeff Remix by Anderson Paak

Outro Music:  Sprectrum by junk-E-cat

A Journey Through the Foster Care System: Terri Madden

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Dragonfly is a new play by Terri Madden is about a young girl who loses her family and has to make her own way through the foster care system. 

Intro Music: Misread by Kings of Convenience

Outro Music:  Sunflower by Low

Civil Beat Reality Check

Police Commissioner Max Sword (right) stirred controversy by selecting a prominent local celebrity for the Commission's panel of 'regular citizens.'
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A list of ‘regular citizens’ chosen to participate in the selection of the Honolulu’s Police Department’s new Chief is drawing criticism for representing anything but regular people.

Outro Music:  Frozen by Surfer Blood

Non-Profit Funding Questions: Tim Delaney

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Changes may be coming to how the federal government regulates and funds 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations across the country.

Outro Music:  Bron-Y--Aur Stomp by Led Zeppelin

Mother’s Day Concert from Kauai Island Singers Showcase: Hank Curtis

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The Kauai Island Singers Showcase is seeking to provide local musicians plenty of opportunities to hone their performing skills with a series of themed shows.

Intro Music: Gonna Get Together by Leroy

Outro Music: Mothers Day by Evan Colas