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It’s been 50 years since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) assigned radio spectrum as part of Instructional Television Fixed Service (ITFS), now known at the Educational Broadband Services (EBS), to ACE. ACE’s mission hasn’t changed – deliver curriculum over its network to classrooms and workplace learning spaces. It’s the delivery network, the curriculum and learning spaces that have changed. Originally, ACE broadcast distance-learning classes originating from its classroom in Mountain View to transmitting towers at Black Mountain...read more
KALW Summer Internship Experience: Learning, Pushing Hard to be Successful, Creating Audio Stories and Those Cool Feral Cats
By Ben Trefny, KALW News Director and KALW Summer High School Intern Graduates We’re rolling through the summer at KALW, working with more trainees than we’ve ever hosted before. Twelve adults and six high school students, all building their skills in our working newsroom. Today I’ll share a bit about our summer high school internship, which just wrapped up last Thursday. This is a paid program for students in the San Francisco Unified School District. We’ve welcomed them to KALW for six years, now, and we’ve...read more
By Eli Wirtschafter, KALW’s Transportation Reporter, Audio Academy class of 2016 and Manager of a new KALW training program Since 2013, KALW has trained inmates at San Quentin State Prison in audio production, and aired their stories on Crosscurrents from KALW News. Now, the station is beginning a new project at Solano State Prison in Vacaville. The projects are made possible by a grant from the California Arts Council, with funding from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, along with support from the Association...read more