Check out Catherine Komp’s story from Virginia Currents on the work Libby is doing in her government class, working with students and teaching them about the history of public housing in Richmond. Access it here: http://ideastations.org/radio/news/teaching-public-history-public-housing
Libby Germer is a teacher at George Wythe High School. She talks about how she got interested in education, what it’s like to work in a city school and we discuss budget needs in Richmond Public schools. Libby also talks about the curriculum she developed, helping students engage with the the history of public housing in their community. You'll hear from a special guest and a story about a squirrel, too.