The Podcasts

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

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The Education Exchange: Wisconsin’s Act 10, Ten Years On

Governor Scott Walker's reform of pensions, collective-bargaining for public employees saved $14 billion. Dire consequences predicted by unions failed to materialize.
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EdNext Podcast: Keep Cameras on in Classrooms, Even after the Pandemic Ends

Like televising courtroom proceedings or putting body-cams on police officers, it adds transparency.
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EdNext Podcast: On State Standardized Testing, Flexibility Is Key

Avoid: "welcome back to school and get ready for the test tomorrow."
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EdNext Podcast: Derrell Bradford on How a Nationwide Teacher Strike Has Closed In-Person Public Schools

"Catholic schools have figured this out, parochial schools have figured this out. It's amazing what masks and market pressure can do."
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The Education Exchange: School Systems Are More Powerful When They Hire More People

"Bureaucracy grows until it gets to the point where the purpose of bureaucracy is to protect itself."

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