The Education Gadfly Show

This week, Mike and Rick mock Malcolm Gladwell (and not because of his hair), praise the?Washington Post's Jay Mathews, and demand the right to sleep. We've got an interview with scholar Hillel Fradkin, who talks about teaching 9/11 in schools. And Education News of the Weird is protected by both the First Amendment and Larry Flynt. All packed into less than 20 minutes? Game, set, match.?
This week, Mike and Rick squawk about the SAT, why men need affirmative action, and parents who live through their progeny. We've got an interview with Citizen Virginia, who offers our non-profit some non-prophet advice about national standards, and News of the Weird threatens to muddle the very character of our schools. Eduwonk?says?listening to this 20-minute podcast is ''like watching a ferret being tortured.'' We say Andrew Rotherham should?stop torturing ferrets.
This week, Mike and Rick squawk about the SAT, why men need affirmative action, and parents who live through their progeny. We've got an interview with Citizen Virginia, who offers our non-profit some non-prophet advice about national standards, and News of the Weird threatens to muddle the very character of our schools. Eduwonk?says?listening to this 20-minute podcast is ''like watching a ferret being tortured.'' We say Andrew Rotherham should?stop torturing ferrets.
This week, Mike and Education Sector's Sara Mead chat about Bush-Bloomberg opacity, schisms between ed reformers, and how not to offend atheists. We have an interview with Checker Finn, the original Education Gadfly, who talks about Buckeyes, and Education News of the Weird is a gem in the rough with an albatross on its back. All in under 20 minutes. This podcast has so much gravity, it should be its own planet!
This week, Mike and Education Sector's Sara Mead chat about Bush-Bloomberg opacity, schisms between ed reformers, and how not to offend atheists. We have an interview with Checker Finn, the original Education Gadfly, who talks about Buckeyes, and Education News of the Weird is a gem in the rough with an albatross on its back. All in under 20 minutes. This podcast has so much gravity, it should be its own planet!
This week, our favorite insect is out of the office, fly fishing on the Rappahannock. Lucky for you, though, there is a new podcast ... in this week's edition Rick's negativism about New Orleans charter schools and school funding in Oahu is on display. Meanwhile, Mike is mad at the U.S. Department of Education--again. We have an interview with Jackie Delamatre of the Guggenheim Museum in New York, and Education News of the Weird rocks. All in under 20 minutes? Shake what your mama gave ya'!?
This week, Mike and Rick mess with Texas, take a trip south of the border, and form education policy for the D.C. government. Lucien Ellington chats about social studies, and Education News of the Weird is an unmitigated disaster, on several levels. Forza Gadfly Show!?
This week, Mike and Rick mess with Texas, take a trip south of the border, and form education policy for the D.C. government. Lucien Ellington chats about social studies, and Education News of the Weird is an unmitigated disaster, on several levels. Forza Gadfly Show!?
This week, Mike and Rick discuss why New York's a mess, try to pronounce Latino surnames, and deride statisticians. We ask Sara Mead why she dislikes boys, and Education News of the Weird is comin' to you straight from the thoroughfares. All this in less than 20 minutes--can you feel the love?
This week, Mike and Rick discuss why New York's a mess, try to pronounce Latino surnames, and deride statisticians. We ask Sara Mead why she dislikes boys, and Education News of the Weird is comin' to you straight from the thoroughfares. All this in less than 20 minutes--can you feel the love?

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