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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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October 07, 2016

David Schleifer, Associate Director of Research for Public Agenda, discusses Americans' perception of the value of a college education. 

Listen   28:00


September 29, 2016

John Hupalo discusses how families can plan and save for college, based on his recently released book, Plan and Finance Your Family's College Dreams. 

Listen   29:23


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

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