The Education Gadfly Show

Mike welcomes Stephanie Saroki of Seton Education Partners to this week?s Pardon the Gadfly. They lament Catholic school closures in NYC, opine on virtual education, and get heady talking ethnic-studies courses. Amber offers more proof on the detriments of ?last hired, first fired? and Chris shakes his fist at do-gooders who want kids to drop out of school.
Mike welcomes Stephanie Saroki of Seton Education Partners to this week?s Pardon the Gadfly. They lament Catholic school closures in NYC, opine on virtual education, and get heady talking ethnic-studies courses. Amber offers more proof on the detriments of ?last hired, first fired? and Chris shakes his fist at do-gooders who want kids to drop out of school.
Sara "the belle of Belleweather Education" Mead joins Mike to discuss StudentsFirst, PISA results, and "Chinese parenting." Amber reminds us that NAEP and the Common Core aren't the same and Chris details the difference between student-athletes and slave-laborers.
Sara "the belle of Belleweather Education" Mead joins Mike to discuss StudentsFirst, PISA results, and "Chinese parenting." Amber reminds us that NAEP and the Common Core aren't the same and Chris details the difference between student-athletes and slave-laborers.
Big Brother watches as Mike and Janie dive into budget holes and talk campaign contributions. Amber is more interested in the difference between choice and options, while Chris just wants to steal Mike?s lines.
Big Brother watches as Mike and Janie dive into budget holes and talk campaign contributions. Amber is more interested in the difference between choice and options, while Chris just wants to steal Mike?s lines.
Mike and Rick get nostalgic for 2010 then turn their thoughts to 2011. Amber goes all-in on school productivity and Daniela learns how to spell "assessment."
Mike and Rick are feeling the holiday spirit as they explain Fordham?s new report , lament school turnaround efforts, and discuss Cathie Black: The Education Novice. Amber asks for students? perspectives and Chris gets ?Urkeled.?
With Rick back in the saddle, he and Mike commend Michelle Rhee, lament Shanghai, and dissect last hired, first fired by the numbers. Amber sings Dixie?and sings praises for TFA?while Chris posts a YouTube video on a school brawl.
Mike and Janie commend David Steiner?s decision, opine about differentiated instruction, and attend a Tea Party. Amber goes global and Chris gives soccer the silent treatment.

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