The Education Gadfly Show

Mike and Stafford debate the long-term merits of Waiting for "Superman," throw down about standards for virtual education, and see eye-to-eye on inclusion. Amber dissects a meaty study on value-added metrics and Rate that Reform goes dumpster diving.
This week, Mike and Rick get serious about the D.C. and DE elections and also dissect school suspension rates. Then Amber tackles high school reading programs and Rate that Reform transforms into a 3-D optical illusion.
This week, Mike and Rick get serious about the D.C. and DE elections and also dissect school suspension rates. Then Amber tackles high school reading programs and Rate that Reform transforms into a 3-D optical illusion.
Mike and Rick tackle public employee pensions, the forthcoming blockbuster "Waiting for Superman," and the two winning "race to the test" consortia. Amber then compares K-8 to middle schools and Rate that Reform takes out the recycling (on a school that didn't do its homework!).
Mike and Rick tackle public employee pensions, the forthcoming blockbuster "Waiting for Superman," and the two winning "race to the test" consortia. Amber then compares K-8 to middle schools and Rate that Reform takes out the recycling (on a school that didn't do its homework!).
This week, Mike Petrilli and Rick Hess explain why everyone's wrong about Race to the Top, go tit-for-tat over the L.A. Times, and ponder life in D.C. after Michelle Rhee. Then Amber Winkler disses Education Next and Kyle Kennedy explores a different kind of tracking.
This week, Mike Petrilli and Rick Hess explain why everyone's wrong about Race to the Top, go tit-for-tat over the L.A. Times, and ponder life in D.C. after Michelle Rhee. Then Amber Winkler disses Education Next and Kyle Kennedy explores a different kind of tracking.
This week, Mike and Rick discuss Race to the Top's round 2 winners, Fordham's latest report on cities' education "reform-friendliness," and the sensational LA Times story on value-added data. Then Amber gives us the scoop on the ACT's latest stats and Rate that Reform picks academics over aesthetics.
This week, Mike and Rick discuss Race to the Top's round 2 winners, Fordham's latest report on cities' education "reform-friendliness," and the sensational LA Times story on value-added data. Then Amber gives us the scoop on the ACT's latest stats and Rate that Reform picks academics over aesthetics.
This week, Mike and Janie discuss the November implications of edujobs, the i3 winners, and what Atlanta's cheating scandal might mean for standards. Then Amber tells us about a new reading intervention?even Britney Spears?s biography can combat summer learning loss?and Stafford wonders: Would you throw yourself down the stairs to get out of a job evaluation? One teacher from New York would.

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