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    Game of Loans

    Beth Akers, co-author of Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt, argued that the student loan crisis in the United States was overblown and that going into debt to obtain a…

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    Campus Politics

    Professor Jonathan Zimmerman talked about his book Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know, about increasing pressure to curtail free speech on college campuses across the country.…

    527 views
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    "Keep the Damned Women Out"

    Nancy Malkiel talked about her book "Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for Coeducation, in which she recalls the decision of many colleges and universities to go coeducational at the…

    416 views
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    After Words with Sara Goldrick-Rab

    Professor Sara Goldrick-Rab talked about her book, Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream, about the costs of higher education. Professor…

    825 views
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    Failure

    Vicki Alger talked about her book Failure: The Federal Miseducation of America’s Children, in which she discusses the creation of the U.S. Department of Education and its impact on…

    1,038 views
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    The Math Myth

    Professor Andrew Hacker talked about his book, The Math Myth: And Other STEM Delusions, about whether advanced mathematics should be required in school.

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    The Bridge to Brilliance

    Nadia Lopez talked about her book The Bridge to Brilliance: How Once Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World, in which she recounts her journey from starting an inner city middle school…

    272 views
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    Arms and the University

    Professor Donald Downs talked about his book, Arms and the University: Military Presence and the Civic Education of Non-Military Students, which he co-wrote with University of Pittsburgh…

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    Despite the Best Intentions

    John Diamond was interviewed about the book he co-authored, Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools. The interview, recorded on the campus of the University of…

    725 views
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    How Not to Be Wrong

    Professor Jordan Ellenberg talked about his book, How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking. This interview, recorded on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is part…

    1,677 views
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    Look Before Leaping

    Gregory Malveaux talked about his book Look Before Leaping: Risks, Liabilities, and Repair of Study Abroad in Higher Education, in which he looks at the positives and negatives of studying…

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    Panel Discussion on Education

    Authors Charles C. Bolton, Teena Horn, John Griffin Jones, and Michael Copperman talked about their books about the state of education in America. “Schools in Change” was a panel at the…

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    The Founders and the Idea of a National University

    Professor George Thomas talked about his book, The Founders and the Idea of a National University: Constituting the American Mind. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part…

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    Passing on the Right

    Professor Jon Shields talked about his book, Passing on the Right: Conservative Professors in the Progressive University. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book…

    742 views
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    Lit Up

    David Denby talked about his book Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives, in which he reports on his year spent in the 10th grade classrooms of three…

    517 views
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    The Battle for Room 314

    Ed Boland talked about his book, The Battle for Room 314: My Year of Hope and Despair in a New York City High School, about the lessons he learned while teaching for one year in a New York…

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    After Words with Sue Klebold

    Sue Klebold, whose son Dylan was one of the Columbine shooters, talked about her book A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy, in which she traces her journey to understand the…

    754 views
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    Lessons in Censorship

    Professor Catherine Ross talked about her book Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights, in which she examines the free speech rights of…

    625 views
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    Turning the Tide

    Earl Tilford talked about his book, Turning the Tide: The University of Alabama in the 1960s, about how student activists and school president Frank Rose transformed the university during a time of social…

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    It's All About the Children

    Margaret Hill talked about her book, It’s All About the Children, about her 30-year career as an educator in San Bernardino, California, and some of the issues she feels education is facing. C-SPAN’s…

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