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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

EdToday-16-05-17-Cissy Reynolds-Perez

May 14, 2016
A discussion with Cissy Reynolds-Perez, principal at WB Ray High School in Corpus Christi, TX about a smart-phone app she has developed to promote college readiness.
Listen   28:30

EdToday-16-05-03-Dustin Baumbach

April 30, 2016
Dustin Baumbach is a PhD student at Loma Linda University, doing research on sea turtles, and has developed a smartphone app called TURT, available for Android devices and soon available for Apple devices. This is a discussion with Dustin and Dr. Steve Dunbar, Director of Graduate Biology at LLU, and founder of PROTECTOR.
Listen   28:29

EdToday-16-04-26 Amy Howell & Anne Deeter-Gallaher

April 26, 2016

A discussion with the co-authors, regarding transitioning from college to career, based on the book, The Future Belongs To Students in High Gear: A Guide For Aspiring Game Changers in Transition from College to Career.  

Listen   27:59

EdToday - 16-04-05 Greg Kaplan

March 31, 2016
A discussion with Greg Kaplan about how (and when) families should prepare for the college admission process. Listeners may also wish to read Kaplan's book, 'Earning Admission: Real Strategies for Getting Into Highly Selective Colleges'.
Listen   29:45

EdToday-16-03-29 Laura Vaughan

March 25, 2016

A discussion with the founder of a non-profit organization providing service project to Tanzania, and opportunities for US students to be involved.

Listen   29:00

EdToday-16-03-22 Russ Sperling

March 21, 2016
A discussion of the role of arts education in San Diego.
Listen   29:41

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