The Education Gadfly Show

The creators of This American Think Tank bring you a new podcast that investigates a mystery that’s been plaguing the planet for nine months: Who the frack is @thnkscommoncore ?!
Pearson’s snooping, ESEA reauthorization, college-for-all, and Chicago school discipline. Featuring a guest appearance by Bellwether’s Anne Hyslop.
“Failing” schools, data privacy, teacher evaluation in Virginia, and a flawed look at school funding disparities. Featuring a guest appearance by the Data Quality Campaign's Paige Kowalski.
Single parenthood and ed reform, moral truths and the Common Core, and Republicans’ federal education policy paradox.
ESEA reauthorization, the opt-out movement, Indiana vouchers, and college access. Featuring a guest appearance by the Cato Institute’s Neal McCluskey.
Mike Petrilli and Rebecca Sibilia talk ESEA and school finance, college degrees and U.S. presidents, and Illinois pension reform.
Common Core in the suburbs, the highest high school graduation rate ever, our international education gap, and a comparison of the MCAS and PARCC assessments.
Brandon’s first podcast features Common Core for Kindergarteners, America’s new aristocracy, Tennessee’s preposterous teacher evaluations, and the benefits of acceleration.
Obama’s budget, a bad book about testing, differentiation difficulties, and the high cost of empty buildings.
Student achievement in single-parent homes, Denver’s rising public school enrollment, top-down accountability problems, and private schools of choice.