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A weekly podcast highlighting education policy news, hosted by Paul E. Peterson, Senior editor of Education Next

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A weekly podcast highlighting education policy news, hosted by Paul E. Peterson, Senior editor of Education Next

    Ep. 337 - April 8, 2024 - Your Children, My Choice

    Ep. 337 - April 8, 2024 - Your Children, My Choice

    Corey DeAngelis, a senior fellow at the American Federation for Children, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the phenomenon of political leaders who publicly oppose school choice programs, while exercising choice options for their own children.

    • 28 min
    Ep. 336 - April 1, 2024 - Does a Federal Tax Credit Scholarship Bill Have a Chance to become Law?

    Ep. 336 - April 1, 2024 - Does a Federal Tax Credit Scholarship Bill Have a Chance to become Law?

    John Schilling, a senior advisor for the nonprofit Invest in Education, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the Educational Choice for Children Act that is currently being debated in Congress.

    • 24 min
    Ep. 335 - March 25, 2024 - High-Dosage Tutoring: A Prescription for Learning Loss

    Ep. 335 - March 25, 2024 - High-Dosage Tutoring: A Prescription for Learning Loss

    Beth Schueler, an Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy at the University of Virginia, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how tutoring could be used to lessen learning losses in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    • 30 min
    Ep. 334 - March 18, 2024 - Why Some Charters Care Less about Learning

    Ep. 334 - March 18, 2024 - Why Some Charters Care Less about Learning

    Steven Wilson, a Senior Fellow at Center on Reinventing Public Education, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss urban charter schools, and how a focus on culture rather than rigor is changing their mission.

    • 34 min
    Ep. 333 - March 11, 2024 - Is It Smart to Drop SATs from College Admissions?

    Ep. 333 - March 11, 2024 - Is It Smart to Drop SATs from College Admissions?

    Donald Wittman, an emeritus professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Wittman's latest report, which contends that the University of California erred when it ended the use of SAT and ACT scores in admissions.

    Wittman's article, "The University of California Was Wrong to Abolish the SAT: Admissions When Affirmative Action Was Banned," is available now.

    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/emip.12598

    • 26 min
    Ep. 332 - March 4, 2024 - To Live and Die in LAUSD: Charters in Trouble

    Ep. 332 - March 4, 2024 - To Live and Die in LAUSD: Charters in Trouble

    Ben Chapman, a reporter for the 74, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Chapman's recent article, which details the recent struggles of charter school operators in Los Angeles, Calif.

    • 30 min

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