The Education Gadfly Show

Arne Duncan’s resignation and legacy, John King’s succession to the crown, Friedrichs and the beginning of the new SCOTUS term, and peer effects in college.
A suburban college readiness gap, rethinking the high school graduation age, fracking’s effect on male dropout rates, and racial density in high schools.
Catholic schools and the Pope’s stateside visit, Bill de Blasio’s pre-K enrollment efforts, STEM education for gifted kids, and KIPP’s successful scale-up.
D.C.’s gender gap at top schools, mission statements, neighborhood school attendance boundaries, and test-based retention.
The Washington State Supreme Court's attack on charters, New York State’s Common Core review, mindfulness in education, and charter schools' impact on Georgia property values.
Education in New Orleans, school governance, Common Core-aligned assignments, and charter school openings in NYC.
Education on the campaign trail, an appetite for gifted schooling, racial opinion gaps on testing, and how teacher expectations vary by race.
An education policy summit, school integration, 2015's Education Next poll, and higher education's effect on Hispanic and black wealth.
Insolvent districts, alleged teacher shortages, NOLA’s ed reforms, and the market’s effect on teacher effectiveness.
AP U.S. History, teacher professional development, the myth of the overworked American kid, and math coursework’s effect on college readiness.