Episode

6/17 Jack Schneider: The War on Teachers & Democracy

June 17, 2014

Holy Cross Education Professor Jack Schneider explains the implications and the problems with the Vergara v California decision, how and why do teachers improve? The trouble with standardized test scores, how American teachers are not supported, why we don’t invest in professional development for teachers, the complexity of the American education system and why reformers don’t like it, what school bureaucracy protects, the “brand: problems with public schools, why anti public school mythology is self fulfilling prophecy, how the idea of Charter Schools mutated and speaking out for Public Schools.

On The Fun Half: Random Rush, North Carolina Senate Candidate Thom Tillis says the “traditional population” in America is fairly stable, Republican Muslim student taunted at Heritage Foundation event on Benghazi, new Benghazi conspiracy theories and your calls and IMs.

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