Education Reform, Civil Liberties, And A Mt. Pleasant Correctional Facility Visit
Today on River To River, host Ben Kieffer sits down with Iowans to discuss the news items of the week. He talks with teacher and administrator at Grundy Center Community Schools, Ann Lebo, about the education reform signed by Governor Branstad.
Iowa American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director, Ben Stone, joins the conversation to talk about the NSA phone record collection, the drone ban by Iowa City Council Members, and a recent ACLU report on racial disparity in marijuana arrests.
The segment ends with IPR's Morning Edition host, Sarah McCammon, who shares details from her visit to the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility.