A weekly podcast highlighting education policy news, hosted by Paul E. Peterson, Senior editor of Education Next
Ep. 181 - March 1, 2021 - No Promise School Will Be Open in September, NEA President Says
The president of the National Education Association, Becky Pringle, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how to best open schools, and debate the safety protocols needed to get teachers back into classrooms, including the prioritization of teachers receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.
Ep. 180 - Feb. 22, 2021 - At Relay GSE, a Practice-Based Approach to Preparing Teachers
The Dean Fellow and head of the Teacher Preparation Program at the Relay Graduate School of Education in Memphis, Lequite Manning, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Relay's teacher training and placement techniques, and how they have been adapted amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ep. 179 - Feb. 16, 2021 - School Systems Are More Powerful When They Hire More People
A Distinguished Doctoral Fellow and Graduate Assistant at the University of Arkansas' Department of Education Reform, Martha Bradley-Dorsey, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Bradley-Dorsey's thesis on how traditional school bureaucracies are limiting access to school choice.
Ep. 178 - Feb. 8, 2021 - Amid the Pandemic, Private School Students Are Actually Going to School
The President and CEO of EdChoice, Robert Enlow, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how the majority of public schools are holding classes online only, more than 60 percent of private schools are serving students in person, and the implications of that stark difference.
Ep. 177 - Feb. 1, 2021 - More School Districts Moving to Remote-Only, Study Finds
The associate director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell, Betheny Gross, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Gross's new research, which illustrates that the surge in Covid-19 cases is slowing efforts to reopen schools.
Ep. 176 - Jan. 25, 2021 - Results from a Nationally Representative Parent Survey
The Director of the Public Policy Research Lab at Louisiana State University, Michael Henderson, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss findings from the latest Education Next survey. The poll surveys parents on their experiences as schools attempted to reopen amid the Covid-19 pandemic.