August 2011

Sophie's Choice?

May 11, 2007 -- Phoenix New Times managing editor Amy Silverman talks about the change in seasons, the addition of a new family member, and what her 4-year old daughter really wants but may never get.

Sophie's "B"

BFF's Sarah & SophieFebruary 20, 2011 -- KJZZ's Commentator & also well-known as Sophie's Mom, Amy Silverman shares this audio commentary about the deep ties found in true friendship.

Relief from No Child Left Behind

The Obama administration proposes fixing No Child Left Behind by letting states apply for waivers from certain NCLB provisions.  In exchange, states must agree to establish new college and career-ready standards, ways to train more teachers and principals, and to use a data system that provides more flexible and targeted accountability.  

John Huppenthal, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction