The Podcasts

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

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EdNext Podcast: Teaching the Declaration of Independence with a Video Game

"We have to be clear-eyed about the wrongs and failings in our history. We also have to be equally clear-eyed about the value and the achievements."
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The Education Exchange – Why California’s Democratic Governor Vetoed Ethnic Studies

"An ideological indoctrination program" aimed at "revolutionary mobilization," a critic says.

EdNext Podcast: The Never-Ending Battle to Protect Charter School Autonomy

And how a "mystery shopper" program made sure students with disabilities were welcomed
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EdNext Podcast: Pandemic Sets off a Scramble for Scarce SAT and ACT Seats

"It's a little absurd to see hundreds of families from different states across the Eastern Seaboard descending on small rural Virginia towns to sit for college admissions tests."
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The Education Exchange: A $14 Trillion Loss from Coronavirus-Related School Closures

"However schools are restarted, they have to be emphasizing student learning. It's not a matter of just how much distance there is between desks or whether everybody has an iPad, we have to really focus on the learning of students," says Eric Hanushek.

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