schools http://kvpr.org en New Teacher Dismissal Bill Deal Has Governor's Support http://kvpr.org/post/new-teacher-dismissal-bill-deal-has-governors-support <p class="p1">After three years of bitter disputes, there appears to be a deal in the California legislature on a bill that would make it easier for school districts to fire teachers accused of abusing students.&nbsp; But as Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, not all education groups are on board.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:01:14 +0000 Ben Adler - Capital Public Radio 31202 at http://kvpr.org New Teacher Dismissal Bill Deal Has Governor's Support Commentary: Does Teaching Yoga In Schools Promote Religion? http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-does-teaching-yoga-schools-promote-religion <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Is teaching yoga to kids a form of religious indoctrination? About a month ago, a California judge ruled that yoga could be taught at the Encinitas Union School District without violating the constitutional separation of church and state. &nbsp;But the plaintiffs will probably appeal the decision. The story hit home for me, because I’ve been one of those skeptics of yoga—and I’ve also been a yoga instructor.</span></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 01:33:33 +0000 Jessica van Alderwerelt 20056 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Does Teaching Yoga In Schools Promote Religion?