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Join us as we discuss current events and issues in education policy with practitioners, researchers, and experts.

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Join us as we discuss current events and issues in education policy with practitioners, researchers, and experts.

Credits:
Intro & outro music: "Rocket" by Kevin McLeod

    #27: Rand Paul Introduces The School Act

    #27: Rand Paul Introduces The School Act

    In this special edition of EFI: in conversation, Dr. Rand Paul, US Senator from Kentucky, joins Corey DeAngelis to discuss new legislation he recently introduced that would allow parents to access federal education funds for their children.

    Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.

    • 11 min
    #26: Teachers Union Fights Against Low-income Scholarship Program

    #26: Teachers Union Fights Against Low-income Scholarship Program

    In this episode of EFI: in conversation, Dr. Terry Stoops, VP of Research and Director of Education Studies at John Locke Foundation and Advisory Board member at EFI joins Corey DeAngelis and Matthew Nielsen to discuss how the North Carolina Association of Educators is fighting against a school choice scholarship program that primarily benefits low income children, and other issues around the state of North Carolina.

    Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #25: Busting Myths with Dr. Walter Williams

    #25: Busting Myths with Dr. Walter Williams

    In this special edition of EFI: in conversation, Dr. Walter Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University, author of scores of articles in scholarly journals, popular publications, and guest on many TV and radio over the course of decades, joins Corey DeAngelis and Matthew Nielsen to bust several myths about school choice, and talk about Thomas Sowell's new book Charter Schools & Their Enemies.

    Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.

    • 28 min
    #24: Charter Schools & Their Enemies

    #24: Charter Schools & Their Enemies

    Jason Bedrick, Director of Policy at EdChoice joins Corey DeAngelis and Matthew Nielsen to discuss the Espinoza decision from the Supreme Court, ESA hearings in Arizona, and Thomas Sowell's new book Charter Schools & Their Enemies.

    Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #23: Achievement Gaps, Choice, & Returning to School

    #23: Achievement Gaps, Choice, & Returning to School

    Kevin Nicholson & Chris Lawrence join Corey DeAngelis and Matthew Nielsen to discuss how school choice narrows gaps for kids, parental involvement, accountability, and more. 

    Kevin Nicholson is President, Founder of No Better Friend Corp, 2018 Candidate for US Senate in Wisconsin, and a US Marine Corps Veteran.
    Chris Lawrence is a parent of 3 school choice kids, conservative activist, and Program Dir. No Better Friend Corp.

    Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.

    • 1 hr
    #22: The Ins & Outs of Education Freedom Scholarships

    #22: The Ins & Outs of Education Freedom Scholarships

    Jim Blew, Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Education joins Corey DeAngelis and Matthew Nielsen to discuss the "ins and outs" of Education Freedom Scholarships. 

    Find EFI online at EFInstitute.org, @EF_Institute on twitter, and Educational Freedom Institute on Facebook and other social platforms.

    • 51 min

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