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Get Schooled: Student Stories from Across KY

Get Schooled: Student Stories from Across KY

By Kentucky Student Voice Team
Get Schooled amplifies and elevates the stories and voices of students so that they can have agency in our education system. Get Schooled is a youth-led podcast produced by the Kentucky Student Voice Team, a statewide organization of young people co-creating more just, democratic Kentucky schools and communities as research, policy and advocacy partners. Find more from us at ksvt.org.
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SCOTUS Case + New AP's (Education Update Summer '22)
In this bite-sized episode, Executive Producer Emma Nesmith is joined by KSVT's Connor Flick for a run down on recent education events. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
05:40
August 23, 2022
Education, Awareness, and Empathy: LGBTQ+ Issues in Kentucky Schools
Kentucky Student Voice Team members have a frank discussion about the treatment of LGBTQ+ students in their schools. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
31:11
June 30, 2022
Scandalous Shoulders and Ridiculous Rules: The Issue of Dress Code
Kentucky high school students Abraham, Emma, Esha, and Sara discuss their experiences with and opinions of school dress codes. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
40:14
June 02, 2022
44 Problems and Mental Health is 1: Discussing House Bill 44
Kentucky students share their thoughts about the House bill which would mandate excused absences for mental health reasons. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
29:38
March 22, 2022
What It's Like to Apply to College in 2021/2022 (Afterschool)
Kentucky students discuss their experiences searching for and applying to colleges and how those experiences have been impacted by the pandemic.  Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
53:50
January 16, 2022
Putting the Extra into Extracurriculars: How Outside of School Activities Impact Students
Get Schooled team members Gabrielle Dahlgren, Spandana Pavuluri, and Tala Saad share the costs and benefits of participating in extracurricular activities in high school. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
10:32
December 30, 2021
Old and Novel (KYEdStorytellers)
KYEdStorytellers Ishani Kulkarni, Ella Rekapally, and Aiden Vilo address the lack of diversity in public schools' required readings. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
01:59:23
November 17, 2021
Firsthand Experience: The Effects the COVID-19 Pandemic Had on Students (KYEdStorytellers)
KYEdStoryteller Fellow Maria Marquez discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education and student mental health. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
22:31
October 26, 2021
Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Education in Rural Communities (KYEdStorytellers)
Content Warning: mentions of suicide and mental health issues KYEdStoryteller Fellow Felicity Therese Krueger explores suicide prevention programs and mental health education in rural Kentucky from the perspective of the students and parents who are most impacted by them. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
40:54
October 13, 2021
Impersonating In-Person: How Back to School Is Different This Year (Afterschool)
Join five Kentucky students for a candid discussion about the ups, downs, and in-betweens of being back in the school building. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org.
41:07
October 01, 2021
Checking Back In (Afterschool)
The Get Schooled team talks about how our semester of online school is going and give a preview of the months to come including some stellar episodes featuring data from our Coping with COVID-19 Study and a new fellowship connecting new student stories with podcasting! Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
49:57
November 03, 2020
Police Presence in Schools
Get Schooled's Black podcast team members — Zoë, ViAsia, and Nyasha — talk about the impact of police officers in school, particularly on students of color, and how defunding the police can play out in (and benefit) our public schools. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
07:47
August 14, 2020
School Incentives: Character Coins, Warrior Wages, and Dragon Dollars, Oh My!
In this episode, SVT podcast team members talk about the myriad of ways schools try to incentivize students outside of their grades — and if those incentives truly work. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
41:29
July 01, 2020
Igniting Acceptance: The Role of Teachers in School Climate
Executive Producer Zoë talks about the role of teachers in school climate, alternative schooling, and the power of acceptance with her elementary school principal and founder of IGNITE #loveinschools, Joel Katte Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
43:25
April 27, 2020
COVID-19, Quarantine, and What’s Next (Afterschool)
KY students discuss education equity, student mental health, getting through NTI and so much more affected by COVID-19 and social distancing, and what comes next. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
30:25
April 13, 2020
A Closer Look at Student Teacher Ratios: Does One Size Fit All?
Emma Nesmith takes a personal and data-driven look on the importance of classroom sizes and their impacts on student learning. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
05:39
March 30, 2020
#HereToLearn: A Deeper Look into Senate Bill 1
KSVT member Sandra Juarez interviews students in the Latinx community and analyzes the effects of Kentucky's Senate Bill 1. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
15:56
March 23, 2020
“You Can’t Sit With Us”: Identity Politics and Cliques in School
Get Schooled team members; Gabrielle, Chloe, and Zoë dive into the science and effects of cliques and identity politics in school featuring insight from Dr. Christia Brown of the University of Kentucky. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
18:57
February 24, 2020
Power of the Clique (Afterschool)
The Get Schooled podcast team and some other students talk all about cliques and social groups in school in our very first After School episode! Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
25:01
February 10, 2020
It’s Not Just Chilly: Let’s Talk about School Climate
Isaiah and Executive Producer Zoë dive deep into school climate with student interviews and a discussion with our school climate lead, Santiago. This semester, we are focusing on school climate and all of its nuances, so be sure to subscribe to see all of the amazing content coming your way (especially our new Afterschool segments)! Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
08:42
January 27, 2020
The Issue with the Redo: Evaluating the Modifications to the ACT
In this episode of Get Schooled, we investigate the equity implications of the new ACT retake policy in Kentucky with the help of Centre College's Dean of Admission, Bob Nesmith. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
12:51
December 16, 2019
Pressed About Tests: Flaws in Changes to AP Registration
Emma and Sara dive into the changes in College Board's AP registration and discuss how it affects KY students. Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
10:41
November 18, 2019
Slipping Down the Summer Slide: Tackling Summer Learning Loss
How important is summer vacation to our learning? Kentucky Student Voice Team members—Zoë and Emma—explore the issue of summer slide and how we can tackle it in order to have more fruitful academic years in our very first episode! Get Schooled is a podcast by the Kentucky Student Voice Team. Find out more about us at ksvt.org. This episode was created by KSVT while part of the Prichard Committee.
08:22
October 21, 2019