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Blended Learning Vision Coming to Life in Denver
Run Time: 0:21:52 Play NowMP3 07/24/14
Jon Hanover talks about his path from the business world into education, his success teaching kindergarten in an innovative blended learning environment, and his role as founder of the newly approved, innovative Denver charter school Roots Elementary—opening in fall 2015.

Ben DeGrow

Education

What Do Americans Think About Standardized Tests, School Choice?
Run Time: 0:22:22 Play NowMP3 07/07/14
What do Americans think about standardized testing, Common Core, vouchers, and charter schools? Paul DiPerna shares insights from the Friedman Foundation’s new K-12 education national survey.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Should We Let the Courts Fix Tenure?
Run Time: 0:21:49 Play NowMP3 07/07/14
Prof. Joshua Dunn breaks down the fallout from a court ruling against teacher tenure in California, and handicaps a Colorado school funding lawsuit that could roll out soon.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Preparing Teachers Better
Run Time: 0:21:43 Play NowMP3 06/23/14
The National Council on Teacher Quality’s Arthur McKee highlights a new report that shows far too many teacher education programs are falling short—particularly in their low entry standards and their failure to promote scientifically-based reading instruction.

Ben DeGrow

Education

Bad Verdicts for Tenure
Run Time: 0:21:58 Play NowMP3 06/23/14
Luke Ragland from Colorado Succeeds discusses new court rulings from Colorado and California that represent victories for giving students access to effective teachers.

Ben DeGrow

Education