Steve Klinsky, founder and CEO of ModernStates.org, joins Paul Peterson to discuss his new charity, which offers students up to 40 transferrable college credits for free.
Margaret Raymond, director of CREDO at Stanford University, sits down with Paul Peterson to discuss CREDO’s latest study on charter schools in New York City.
Former Chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools and founder of StudentsFirst Michelle Rhee sits down with Paul Peterson to discuss some of the changes she helped enact in the nation’s capital.
A new Fordham report finds that 28% of teachers in traditional district schools miss more than 10 school days a year for sick or personal leave while teachers in charter schools have lower rates absences.
David Griffith of the Fordham Institute talks with Paul Peterson about the report and about where teacher absence rates are high and low.
Diane Tavenner, CEO of Summit Schools, sits down with Paul E. Peterson to discuss how Summit has spent the past 15 years building a school model around what we know about what motivates students, how they learn, and what they need to be able to do.
Stanford University’s Rick Hanushek joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss whether too many students are attending four-year universities instead of two-year institutions in higher education, and how to help students get the skills they need in the workforce.
The 2017 Education Next poll asked the public, parents, and teachers what share of teachers at your local public school are excellent, good, satisfactory and unsatisfactory.
Paul E. Peterson talks with Anna Egalite of N.C. State about her new study looking at why some private schools do and others don’t participate in North Carolina’s means-tested voucher program and also at how families make the decision about whether or not to use a school voucher.
Paul is joined by EdNext editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss findings from the new EdNext poll on school reform, which measured public support for the rights of Muslim students and of evangelical students to form afterschool religious clubs.
Former New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how she approached education reform and what she accomplished in nearly seven years on the job.
Paul is joined by Stanford’s Eric Hanushek to discuss the California Board of Education’s plan to distinguish between qualified and effective teachers, which is part of the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan.
This week, Paul speaks to Gregorio Caetano and Vikram Maheshri about their paper, “Explaining Recent Trends in US School Segregation: 1988-2014.”
This week, Paul talks to Charles Barone, the director of policy at Democrats for Education Reform, about the House Appropriation Committee’s decision to drop several of Donald Trump’s proposals to broaden school choice.
This week, Paul E. Peterson talks to Ester Fuchs, Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science at Columbia University, about Mayor Bill de Blasio and mayoral control of schools in New York City.
Prof. Peterson discusses the Trinity Lutheran Supreme Court case with Stanford University professor Michael W. McConnell.