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A weekly discussion of the trends and issues in the world of education and observations on the ever changing educational landscape.

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August 17, 2016

Sidharth Kakkar, CEO of Front Row Education, Inc. discusses the use os social media by teachers as a tool for professoinal development. 

Listen   28:05


August 10, 2016

Former Dean of Students at Bronx Community College discusses his new book, The African-American Male School Adaptability Crisis.

Listen   28:55


August 03, 2016

Retired engineer, Dave Hult, discusses his vision for the future of America with a focus on the education system, as put forth in his book, My Struggle.  

Listen   28:00

EdToday-16-08-02-Naomi Schaefer Riley

July 28, 2016

Author and journalist, Naomi Schaefer Riley, discusses her new book, New Trail of Tears, which deals with the plight of Native Americans in today's society.  Special attention is given to the role of education on and off the reservation.  

Listen   28:23

EdToday-16-07-19-Nate Matherson

July 13, 2016

Nate Matherson, CEO and Co-Founder of LendEDU discusses the issue of student loans, and the lack of awareness of specific issues among high school seniors.  

Listen   28:02

EdToday-16-07-12-Sterling Lloyd

July 06, 2016

A Senior Research Associate with Education Week discusses their newly developed metric, the Tech Confidence Index, which measures the confidence of American K-12 teachers regarding their use of technology in the classroom. 

Listen   28:11

EdToday-16-06-28-Tamara Hiler

June 27, 2016

Tamara Hiler, Policy Advisor for Education at Third Way has a data-based discussion on post-secondary completion rates in the US.

Listen   28:30

EdToday-16-06-21-Hedy Chang

June 15, 2016
Hedy Chang, Executive Director and founder of Attendance Works discusses the effects of chronic absence on students academic performance and explores avenues for improvement.
Listen   28:30

EdToday-16-06-07-Anne Podolsky

June 01, 2016
Anne Podolsky, a researcher and policy analyst with the Learning Policy Institute in Palo Alto, CA, discusses her research related to Loan Forgiveness and Service Scholarships, and their effectiveness in recruiting people into the teaching profession.
Listen   29:51

Edtoday-16-05-31-Zoe Weil

May 25, 2016
A discussion about Humane Education, it's role and benefits. Featured guest is Zoe Weil, president of the Institute for Humane Education and author of 'The World Becomes What We Teach'.
Listen   28:31

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