Reform School 4/22/14: Teresa Foulger

Teresa Foulger is a professor of education at Arizona State University. Today's Stories: Cincinnati area Superintendent caught embezzling to be sentenced   Georgia parents don't want their child to take the standardized test in   Jump Start: Louisiana's new vocational …

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Stop Attacking Charter Schools

Reprinted from Reason.com Try a little thought experiment. Suppose somebody invented a new kind of hospital. At first, nobody—not even the inventors—knew whether these new hospitals would work. But gradually the evidence came in—and it showed the new hospitals working …

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Rankings for Best High Schools in the US

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Obama Talks Up Universal Pre-K

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Reform School 4/21/14: Justin Owen

Justin Owen, CEO of The Beacon Center of Nashville, TN, joins us on this edition of #ReformSchool. We discussed these stories: Elizabeth Warren & her "stealthy support for vouchers"   Yesterday written profile of Warren by CBS national can be …

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Elizabeth Warren Supports Public Vouchers

Reprinted from Vox An old and surprisingly Republican-sounding comment from Sen. Elizabeth Warren is creating a minor stirafter it resurfaced in a New Yorker article this week. In 2003, Warren laid out a proposal for what she called a school voucher system — …

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Reform School 4/17/14: David Dunn

David Dunn, Executive Director of the Texas Charter Schools Association, joins us on this edition of #ReformSchool. David Dunn is the Executive Director of the Texas Charter Schools Association. We discussed these stories: Unionized PA Charter Votes to Strike http://www.philly.com/philly/education/20140417_Teachers_at_Mt__Airy_charter_school_take_strike_vote.html …

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Reform School 4/18/14: Robert Maranto

Robert Maranto of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas joins us on this edition of #ReformSchool. On this edition of Reform School, we discussed the following stories: http://foodpsychology.cornell.edu/op/chocomilk http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/04/bobby_jindal_teachers_reach_ag.html http://www.sunjournal.com/news/lewiston-auburn/2014/04/16/lhs-student-expelled-squirt-gun/1520623# http://members.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2014-04-17/story/six-single-gender-charter-schools-taking-shape-jacksonville http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-awards-more-33-million-local-education-agencies-and-comm http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/teachers-union-lawsuit-charter-schools-nixed-article-1.1760531     For the …

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Consequences of Chocolate Milk Ban

Reprinted from Food Psychology For many children eating school lunch, chocolate milk is a favorite choice.  What would happen if chocolate milk were banned from school cafeterias? “Students take 10% less milk, waste 29% more and may even stop eating …

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Reform School 4/16/14: Michael Podgursky

Michael Podgursky of the University of Missouri joins us on this edition of #ReformSchool. For the latest in education reform news, check ChoiceMedia.TV.  For free karma points, tell a friend about the Reform School podcast. © 2014 Choice Media 

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