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  • After Words with Tara Westover
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    After Words with Tara Westover

    Tara Westover detailed her life growing up with survivalist parents in the Idaho mountains and her introduction to formal education at age 17. She was interviewed by author and journalist…

    59,192 views
  • After Words With Natalie Wexler
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    After Words With Natalie Wexler

    Journalist Natalie Wexler talked about her book, The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America’s Broken Education System--And How to Fix It, in which she argued that the U.S. education…

    1,520 views
  • em1919em
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    1919

    University of Chicago Professor Eve Ewing discussed her book, 1919, and some of her other works.

    668 views
  • emA Girl Stands at the Doorem
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    A Girl Stands at the Door

    Rutgers University history professor Rachel Devlin looked at the desegregation of American public schools through the actions of young women throughout the country.

    901 views
  • emIt Worked for Meem
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    It Worked for Me

    Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of state, recounts his military and political career through a collection of 44 remembrances that impart General Powell’s thoughts on life and leadership. General Powell weaves his…

    1,163 views
  • emColumbineem
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    Columbine

    Dave Cullen talked about his book Columbine (Twelve; April 6, 2009). In his book, on the 10th anniversary of the mass murders, he presents a comprehensive account of the shootings on Tuesday, April…

    2,604 views
  • emA Political Educationem and emabout Becoming a Teacherem
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    A Political Education and about Becoming a Teacher

    Elizabeth Todd-Breland (A Political Education) and William Ayers (about Becoming a Teacher) talked about education and education reform in the United States.

    257 views
  • emThe Corrupt Classroomem
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    The Corrupt Classroom

    Pacific Research Institute fellow Lance Izumi argued that parents should have the right to opt out of the public school system.

    1,843 views
  • emHeroes for My Daughterem
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    Heroes for My Daughter

    Brad Meltzer presents a collection of women (and some men) throughout history that he believes his daughter, Lila, can look up to and derive strength from. The author profiles a range of…

    561 views
  • emThe Privileged Poorem
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    The Privileged Poor

    Harvard Professor Anthony Jack shared his thoughts on the challenges disadvantaged students face at higher education institutions.

    892 views
  • Discussion on emConsent on Campusem
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    Discussion on Consent on Campus

    Donna Frietas talked about sexual abuse on college campuses. She spoke at the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison.

    360 views
  • emThe Coddling of the American Mindem
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    The Coddling of the American Mind

    Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), and professor Jon Haidt argued that a variety of social and societal trends have led to a weakening of…

    3,194 views
  • emAfter the Education Warsem
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    After the Education Wars

    Former Business Week editor Andrea Gabor reported on how several school systems throughout the country have abandoned “top-down” education reform in favor of a different model that,…

    430 views
  • emThe Scopes Trialem
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    The Scopes Trial

    Known as “The Monkey Trial,” the Scopes Trial put a national spotlight on the debate of teaching evolution in public schools. Author and University of Kansas professor Jeffrey Moran talked about the media…

    186 views
  • Author Discussion on Education
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    Author Discussion on Education

    Justin Driver, author of Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind, and Lenora Chu, author of Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese…

    329 views
  • Open Phones with Donna Freitas
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    Open Phones with Donna Freitas

    Donna Frietas talked about sexual abuse on college campuses and took viewer phone calls from the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison.

    78 views
  • emThe Splintering of the American Mindem
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    The Splintering of the American Mind

    Johns Hopkins Professor William Egginton discussed identity politics on college campuses and their impact on higher learning.

    633 views
  • After Words with Arne Duncan
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    After Words with Arne Duncan

    Obama administration Education Secretary Arne Duncan discussed the successes and failures of schools in America. He was interviewed by Kaya Henderson, former chancellor of the District of…

    911 views
  • emHow Schools Workem
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    How Schools Work

    Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan reflected on his career in education and offered his thoughts on the state of America’s schools.

    227 views
  • emSpeak Freelyem
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    Speak Freely

    Princeton professor Keith Whittington discussed free speech on college campuses.

    644 views
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