The Education Gadfly Show

Mike and Rick talk about what happens when the parent trigger misfires, raise serious questions about Florida?s teacher-reform law, and wonder whether expanding vouchers to the middle class will do much good. Amber knocks Gary Miron?s KIPP study down a few pegs, and Chris lobbies against state-mandated dress codes.
Mike and Rick talk about what happens when the parent trigger misfires, raise serious questions about Florida?s teacher-reform law, and wonder whether expanding vouchers to the middle class will do much good. Amber knocks Gary Miron?s KIPP study down a few pegs, and Chris lobbies against state-mandated dress codes.
From the vault: The best of the podcast bloopers.
From the vault: The best of the podcast bloopers.
Mike and Rick explain the merits of student tracking, debate whether collective bargaining matters, and spar over ESEA reauthorization. Amber heads to the Land of Enchantment for a study on CBAs and student achievement. And Chris deplores drivers: Keep the cell phones in your pockets!
Mike and Rick explain the merits of student tracking, debate whether collective bargaining matters, and spar over ESEA reauthorization. Amber heads to the Land of Enchantment for a study on CBAs and student achievement. And Chris deplores drivers: Keep the cell phones in your pockets!
Mike and Rick unpack findings from Fordham?s latest report, scratch their heads about teacher reform, and pour one out for Detroit. Amber tears apart Roland Fryer?s new paper and Chris tells potty-mouths to pay up.
Mike and Rick unpack findings from Fordham?s latest report, scratch their heads about teacher reform, and pour one out for Detroit. Amber tears apart Roland Fryer?s new paper and Chris tells potty-mouths to pay up.
Mike and Rick get a verbal boxing workout as they discuss a potential national curriculum. To cool down, they talk about cheating teachers and the de-earmarked TFA. Amber explains the findings from Fordham?s most recent study?Yearning to Break Free?and Chris goes after the fine art of RIFing.
Mike and Rick get a verbal boxing workout as they discuss a potential national curriculum. To cool down, they talk about cheating teachers and the de-earmarked TFA. Amber explains the findings from Fordham?s most recent study?Yearning to Break Free?and Chris goes after the fine art of RIFing.

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