The Podcasts

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

Power to the Principals

Podcast: Paul Peterson and Chester Finn discuss a study of Chicago principals who were given the power to choose which teachers to fire.

A New Leader for New Orleans

Podcast: John White talks with Education Next about his goals for the Recovery School District.

Ed Next Book Club: Rick Hess’ The Same Thing Over and Over

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with Rick Hess about his magnum opus.

NCLB Waivers

Podcast: Paul Peterson and Chester Finn discuss efforts by Arne Duncan to give states some leeway with respect to NCLB.

Ed Next Book Club: Terry Moe’s Special Interest

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with Terry Moe about teachers unions

GOP Candidates on Education

Podcast: Paul Peterson and Chester Finn discuss education policy and the Republican candidates for president.

Grounds for Dismissal

Podcast: Eric Hanushek and Marty West discuss two new studies that look at teacher dismissals.

The Christian Brothers and their Public Schools

Podcast: Peter Meyer reports from Chicago, where two public schools have been launched by a Roman Catholic religious order.

Ed Next Book Club: Jay Mathews’ Work Hard, Be Nice

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with Jay Mathews about his book on the founding and early years of KIPP.

Ed Next Book Club: David Whitman’s Sweating the Small Stuff

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with David Whitman about paternalistic schools.

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