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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 kid-led podcast produced by the Kentucky Student Voice Team.
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(After School) Checking Back In
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!
49:57
November 3, 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. 
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. 
41:29
July 1, 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
43:25
April 27, 2020
(After School) COVID-19, Quarantine, and What’s Next
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.
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.
05:39
March 30, 2020
#HereToLearn: A Deeper Look into Senate Bill 1
SVT member Sandra Juarez interviews students in the Latinx community and analyzes the effects of Kentucky's Senate Bill 1. The opinions expressed on Get Schooled represent the students and individuals to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the official position or opinion of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence or the Student Voice Team
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.
18:57
February 24, 2020
(After School) Power of the Clique
Get Schooled podcast team and some other students talk all about cliques and social groups in school in our very first After School episode!
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 After School segments)!
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. The opinions expressed on Get Schooled represent the students and individuals to whom they are attributed. They do not reflect the official position or opinion of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence or the Student Voice Team
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. The opinions expressed on Get Schooled represent the students and individuals to whom they are attributed. They do not reflect the official position or opinion of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence or the Student Voice Team
10:41
November 18, 2019
Slipping Down the Summer Slide: Tackling Summer Learning Loss
How important is summer vacation to our learning? 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! The opinions expressed on Get Schooled represent the students and individuals to whom they are attributed. They do not reflect the official position or opinion of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence or the Student Voice Team
08:22
October 21, 2019