In this episode, host Ana Tintocalis takes listeners to Larchmont Charter School in Los Angeles to learn about a simple yet powerful social and emotional strategy: talking circles. We also preview an upcoming report produced by the California Charter Schools Association called "Are the Kids OK? How California Charter Public Schools Support Social-Emotional Wellbeing Schoolwide."
In the Change Makers segment, CCSA's President and CEO Myrna Castrejón interviews Republican State Senator Scott Wilk, the Republican State Senator who represents the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita and Victor Valley regions. At the start of this legislative year, he was elected as Senate Minority Leader. Castrejón and Wilk discuss the statewide enrollment decline and learning loss.