We’re excited to bring our subscribers the EdNext Podcast, a weekly series hosted by Education Next editor-in-chief Paul E. Peterson and executive editor Martin West, exploring new research and hot topics in education reform. Find a new episode every Wednesday on our website, iTunes, Soundcloud, or Stitcher. Get started with these:
• In our latest podcast, Martin West interviews Mike Petrilli, president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, about the Every Student Suceeds Act (ESSA) and its implications for student achievement and accountability.
• In Does Test-Based Accountability Work? David Deming, associate professor of education and economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, discusses his new study on the effects of a test-based accountability system in Texas.
• In The Challenges of Implementing Tech-Based Personalized Learning Michael Horn and Paul Peterson examine the growth of personalized learning and how technology can either help or hinder it.
More: The EdNext Book Club
Also check out our popular EdNext Book Club Podcast, featuring in-depth interviews by Mike Petrilli with authors of new and classic books about education. Among the authors who have talked with Mike about their books: Dale Russakoff, Diane Ravitch, Greg Toppo, and Dana Goldstein.