Podcast – redefinED
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We talk to key figures in the education reform and school choice movement, from parents and policymakers to academics and activists, about the new definition of public education.
||CleanMeet Florida’s newest school choice Democrat||OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – If you want to know why Florida state Rep. James Bush III supports educational choice, take a ride with him. Just a few blocks from his legislative office, District 109 – which Bush called “one of the largest and poorest and most||2/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanpodcastED: ‘We will see widespread school choice when we can educate teachers on the truth’||Rebecca Friedrichs is the fearless California public school teacher best known for being lead plaintiff in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, the high-profile lawsuit that – until the unexpected death of U.S.||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanpodcastED: Pastor Robert Ward – Educational choice gives black parents hope||If anybody doubts the passion for educational choice in black communities, come visit Mt. Moriah Christian Fundamental School in predominantly black south St. Petersburg, Fla. and chat with its founder, Pastor Robert Ward.||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanpodcastED: Incoming House Education Chair Jennifer Sullivan||Arguably no state in America has redefined public education more than Florida. So how fitting that the latest lawmaker to rise to one of the key policy making slots is a former homeschooler. State Rep. Jennifer Sullivan, R-Mt. Dora,||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExpanding options for military families – Sen. Tim Scott, podcastED||Sen. Tim Scott has seen how hard it can be for military families to find educational opportunities for their children as they move from one base to another. His older brother was a command sergeant major in the U.S. Army.||4/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImproving public education, by choice: Darryl Rouson, podcastED||Florida State Sen. Darryl Rouson went to Catholic schools from first grade through college. He wants low-income families from his district to have the same opportunity. He’s sent his own children to public schools,||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo generations of school choice advocates: Virginia Walden Ford, podcastED||Two of Virginia Walden Ford’s children went to public schools and thrived. They had access to mentoring programs and classes that nurtured their talents. But it was the experience of her youngest child, William,||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCatholic schools belong in the ed reform conversation – Jill Kafka, podcastED||Over the summer, a group of Catholic schools in Harlem and the Bronx posted some attention-grabbing results. Their students took the same tests as children in New York’s charter and traditional public schools. State data showed that, on average,||10/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe school choice agenda in Congress – Rep. Luke Messer, podcastED||Congressman Luke Messer has been telling his fellow Republicans they can’t just be against the federal government’s role in education policy. They also need to fight for something. That’s one reason Messer, R-Indiana,||9/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean‘This is about kids. This is not about politics.’ – John Schilling, podcastED||Many of the people pushing for more private school choice options around the country have two goals. They want to make scholarships available to a broad range of students, including those in the middle class who don’t have access to the same choices a||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|