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What Do Americans Think About Standardized Tests, School Choice?
Run Time: 0:22:22 Play NowMP3 07/07/14
What do Americans think about standardized testing, Common Core, vouchers, and charter schools? Paul DiPerna shares insights from the Friedman Foundation’s new K-12 education national survey.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Should We Let the Courts Fix Tenure?
Run Time: 0:21:49 Play NowMP3 07/07/14
Prof. Joshua Dunn breaks down the fallout from a court ruling against teacher tenure in California, and handicaps a Colorado school funding lawsuit that could roll out soon.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Preparing Teachers Better
Run Time: 0:21:43 Play NowMP3 06/23/14
The National Council on Teacher Quality’s Arthur McKee highlights a new report that shows far too many teacher education programs are falling short—particularly in their low entry standards and their failure to promote scientifically-based reading instruction.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Bad Verdicts for Tenure
Run Time: 0:21:58 Play NowMP3 06/23/14
Luke Ragland from Colorado Succeeds discusses new court rulings from Colorado and California that represent victories for giving students access to effective teachers.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Orsch Private School Tests Education Ideas
Run Time: 0:21:46 Play NowMP3 06/06/14
As founder of the private lab school Orsch in Gunnison, Colo., Jackie Burt talks about educational lessons learned from students – detailed in her 2013 book “Cutting the Edge in Education.” Burt has been the founding director of Orsch since 2009.

Ben DeGrow

Education