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Thursday, November 19, 2015 Permalink

Insight: Dyslexia Changes / Letters to the Future / Remembering Mitch Agruss / Sound Advice: Jazz

Ben Margot / AP

In this file photo, first grade teacher Lynda Jensen teaches her class of 30 children Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at the Willow Glenn Elementary School in San Jose, Calif.

Ben Margot / AP



  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Changes In The Dyslexia Discussion

    A new law directs the California Department of Education to develop a process to help students with dyslexia by the 2017-18 school year.

  • Design By Don Button / Sacramento News And Review

    Letters To The Future

    A project by Sacramento News and Review that focuses on events in Paris – not the recent terrorist attacks but the upcoming Climate Change conference. It’s a letter-writing project that you can be part of. TC Boyle recorded his contribution.

  • (left to right) Playwright Rick Foster, actress Janis Stevens and Mitch Agruss in 2014

    Popular Kids TV Host, Seasoned Stage Actor Mitch Agruss Dies At 92

    Mitch Agruss, the popular television host of kids' cartoon shows during the 1970's and 80's has died. Though beloved as Cap'n Mitch and Cap'n Delta, Agruss is also remembered for his distinguished acting career.

  • Sound Advice: Rising Female Jazz Instrumentalists

    In this week’s Sound Advice Jazz Music Director Gary Vercelli reviews new releases by rising female jazz instrumentalists plus a classical/jazz fusion project by trumpeter Tom Harrell.

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