Mary Niederberger | Public Education in Crisis 

On episode 7 of the Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh, Mike talks with Mary Niederberger of Public Source about the tough issues facing Pennsylvania’s public education system, including forced mergers, unfair taxes, and racist attitudes.

 

“There's no denying race is involved with this." ~ Mary Niederberger
On episode 7 of the Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh, Mike talks with Mary Niederberger of Public Source about the tough issues facing Pennsylvania's public education system, including forced mergers, unfair taxes, and racist attitudes.
This episode was recorded in 2019 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Host: Mike Romigh.  Guest: Mary Niederberger.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas.  Recording by Mike Romigh. Music (available on SoundCloud.com): Patrick Deluxe (“06 Fortunate Son H1 Matias 4-bar Drum Loop”), HarbingerLoops (“Dreary Thoughts”).  Additional sound (available on Youtube): “Edward R. Murrows final reply to Senator Joseph McCarthys See It Now appearance - April 13 1954.”  ©The Live Mike Podcast/The Social Voice Project, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Mary Niederberger is a longtime Pittsburgh-area journalist who started her career with a decade at The Pittsburgh Press. After freelancing and teaching at local universities for several years, she joined the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where she spent 18 years covering community news, general assignment and education. Her work has taken her to nearly every community in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area, and her stories in recent years have focused on education issues, specifically under (Source: PublicSource)  
PublicSource is an independent, non-profit news group that focuses on original investigative reporting about critical issues facing Pittsburgh and the Western Pennsylvania region. It was launched to undertake in-depth reporting in the public interest, concentrating on issues that have a major impact on the lives of citizens and on those who have the power and responsibility to influence those events.    
The Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh is an issues-oriented podcast about political life in Western Pennsylvania. Although his personal views are left-of-center, Mike welcomes meaningful conversations about topics from across the political spectrum.
Mike Romigh is a noted broadcaster in Western Pennsylvania, with more than thirty years behind the microphone talking politics, sports, current events, local history, and entertainment.

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