All posts tagged "education"

  • School, Inc.: A Personal Journey

    Two education experts discuss the new documentary School, Inc. Neal McCluskey, PhD Cato Institute Neal McCluskey is the director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute and a former policy analyst at the Center...

    • Posted December 1, 2017
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  • Immigration, Betsy DeVos, terrorism

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's executive order on immigration, the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, and the president's remark that the media underreports terrorism. Policy analyst Joe Albanese,...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • Education for Upward Mobility

    Michael Petrilli of the Fordham Institute discusses his new book Education for Upward Mobility with education expert Iris Rotberg of George Washington University. Michael J. Petrilli Thomas B. Fordham Institute Michael J. Petrilli is president of the Thomas...

    • Posted July 11, 2016
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  • Common Core: A Debate

    Is Common Core easy to implement? Neal McCluskey of the Cato Institute and Michael Petrilli of the Fordham Institute debate the issue. Neal McCluskey Cato Institute Neal McCluskey is associate director of the Center for Educational Freedom...

    • Posted September 7, 2010
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  • Standardized Tests and Student Achievement

    Is too much riding on student performance on standardized tests? Two education experts debate. Monty Neill, Ed.D. FairTest Monty Neill, Ed.D., is deputy director of the National Center for Fair and Open Testing (FairTest).   George Cunningham,...

    • Posted June 1, 2010
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  • Race-Based Student Assignment

    Three experts debate mandatory school segregation. Michael A. Rebell Columbia University Michael A. Rebell is executive director of the Campaign for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University. Amy Stuart Wells Columbia University Amy Stuart Wells is...

    • Posted March 14, 2007
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