The Podcasts

Education Next Podcasts are available on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher and here every week.

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The Education Exchange: School Districts Are Too Big To Succeed, Scholar Says

State action could break them up into smaller units that better serve families.

The Education Exchange: “Students Are Afraid About Their Future”

A Harvard conservative editor explains his journal's authorial anonymity
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The Education Exchange: Why Are Students Making More Progress in Math than in Reading?

"Better health and better nutrition is the key," says author of major new study
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The Education Exchange: How Race Factors into College Admissions

Expert witness previews the affirmative action cases headed for the Supreme Court
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The Education Exchange: Tennessee Ties Teacher Tenure to Performance

Policy change, new evaluation program improved teaching by more than 10 percent, a new study says

The Education Exchange: When the School Superintendent Fired Four Principals in One Day

"Remove low performers and incentivize high performance," says Olchefske, who champions student-based budgeting


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