VOICE AMERICA TALK SHOW, 5 DECEMBER 2016, FEAT. PROF. DEREK BLACK:
In the first half hour, Patricia interviews Derek W. Black, a Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law and the author of “Ending Zero Tolerance: The Crisis of Absolute School Discipline.” He will discuss how the common practice of removing kids from school is counterproductive not only to their own academic, psychological, and career outcomes, but also to their peers’ educational outcomes. He will also talk about the solutions that his book provides for this issue. In the second half hour, Patricia interviews Ryan O’Reilly, a professional speaker, executive coach, and the author of “Shifting Gears.” Shifting Gears is a book that explains how to harness your drive to reach your potential and accelerate success. He will discuss how individuals can take control of their lives to reach their full potential whether in the workplace, on the track, changing careers and in our personal lives.