What We’re Watching: Revisiting the Moynihan Report

On Thursday, March 5, Education Next will host an event to discuss the state of the American family on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Moynihan Report.

What We’re Watching: Empowering Parents and Voters for K-12 Education Reform

On Thursday, Feb. 26, Andrew Kelly and Jon Valant discussed new research on parent empowerment.

What We’re Watching: Can Gifted Education Survive the Common Core?

A Fordham Institute panel on Monday, Feb. 23 considered how the Common Core standards will impact gifted students.

What We’re Watching: Do You Really Need a College Degree to be Successful?

Mike Petrilli tells Fox & Friends it doesn’t matter that Scott Walker never graduated from college.

What We’re Watching: Are American Schools Just Not Designed to Succeed?

Rick Hess on why school reform could feel stuck, how we got here, and how we can do better.

What We’re Watching: The Future of Teach For America

AEI hosted a conversation with Elisa Villanueva Beard, the co-CEO of Teach For America.

What We’re Watching: Bill Bennett and Greg Abbott Debate Common Core

Texas Governor Greg Abbott and former US Secretary of Education Bill Bennett met on Fox News to debate the Common Core State Standards.

What We’re Watching: Video on International Competitiveness from the Kern Family Foundation

Paul Peterson, Eric Hanushek, Chester Finn, and others appear in this video on the need to better prepare U.S. students to compete in a global economy.

What We’re Watching: Doug Lemov on Teach Like a Champion 2.0

Doug Lemov took part in a panel discussion on February 10 at Fordham on how to train teachers.

What We’re Watching: Sen. Lamar Alexander at Brookings

Sen. Lamar Alexander discussed the Future of School Choice at Brookings on Wednesday, February 4.

What We’re Watching: Is The New Education Philanthropy Good for Schools?

On Thurs., Feb. 5, AEI hosted a conference on foundation-funded school reform.

What We’re Watching: A Conversation With US Senator Tim Scott

AEI hosted Sen. Tim Scott (R – S.C.) as well as Thomas Stewart and Patrick Wolf, the authors of a new book The School Choice Journey: School Vouchers and the Empowerment of Urban Families.

What We’re Watching: Is the New GED Test an Improvement or Setback?

PBS NewsHour looks into the changes made to the GED in order to make it Common Core compliant.

What We’re Watching: A Second Senate Committee Hearing on No Child Left Behind

On Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m., the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions will hear testimony about supporting teachers and school leaders.

What We’re Watching: Condi Rice on Education As National Security Challenge

Jeb Bush announced yesterday that he was handing over control of his education foundation to Condoleezza Rice. In this PBS interview from March 2012, Rice discussed a report linking education to national security.

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What We’re Watching: Poverty and Public Schools

Nina Rees of the NAPCS and Mary Cathryn Ricker of the AFT will talk about poverty as part of a Communities in Schools Leadership Town Hall on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 9:30 a.m.

What We’re Watching: Rep. John Kline on Education Reform in the 114th Congress

On Thursday, American Enterprise Institute will host a conversation with U.S. Representative John Kline (R-MN) on the direction the new Congress will take in education.

What We’re Watching: More on Testing, Accountability and the New ESEA

Mike Petrilli and Mike McShane discussed the Senate hearing on testing and accountability in a new episode of “A Fern Between Two Mikes”

What We’re Watching: Has Education Reform Gone Wrong?

D.C. schools chancellor Kaya Henderson gave a Vision Talk at AEI on what we should really be measuring when we evaluate our schools.

What We’re Watching: Making the Case for Education Reform

AEI President Arthur Brooks on why people aren’t listening to education reformers and how the case for education reform can best be made.

What We’re Watching: Welcome to Netflix Academy

The Fordham Institute wants to help parents turn TV time into learning time with these streaming videos that teach core content to early elementary-school children.

What We’re Watching: Our Voices Will Be Heard

The Partnership for Educational Justice interviews nine parents who are plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging teacher tenure laws in New York .

What We’re Watching: Will Regulation Ruin School Choice in New Orleans?

ReasonTV looks at how choice has changed public schooling in New Orleans and at what the future holds.

What We’re Watching: Michael Horn iNACOL Keynote Speech

Michael Horn delivered a keynote address at this year’s iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium.

What We’re Watching: Exploring the Success of Success Academy

AEI hosted a discussion with Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz about the opportunities and challenges charter schools face in New York City.

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