Reality Check with Jeanne Allen
By National Review
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Reality Check is about anything and everything having to do with education. Hosted by the Center for Education Reform's Founder and CEO, Jeanne Allen, this series aims to be the center of thoughtful dialogue and challenging debate on the state of education today, teaching the real and compelling reasons that launched the education reform movement, and discussing the new ideas and innovation that lay ahead as we strive to prepare students to meet the challenges of a globally competitive future. Guests include pioneers of the reform movement as well as parent activists, educators, scholars, authors, education technology leaders, legislators, and policy experts. N.B. The most recent ten episodes of this podcast are available on this feed. Full archives are available at NationalReview.com.
||CleanEpisode 37: Parental Involvement, School Choice and more, with Jonathan Hage||As founder of Charter Schools USA, Jon Hage drove education management innovation -- and is one of 8 outstanding honorees to be awarded for their work at CER’s 25th Silver Anniversary Summit on October 25-26 this year.||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 36: On the Way to Global Higher-Ed and World Class Degrees with Andy Rosen, Kaplan, Inc.||Andy Rosen, chairman and CEO of Kaplan Inc. sits down with Jeanne to cover everything in postsecondary education, from new innovations happening at Kaplan’s Purdue Global to how Higher Ed is speaking -- or in some cases,||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 35: Gisele Huff, Executive Director, The Jaquelin Hume Foundation||Why the factory model of education will never work and other musings, with Gisele Huff, Executive Director of The Jaquelin Hume Foundation.||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 34: What is the ‘Modern School?’||Chris Whittle, Founder & CEO of Whittle School & Studios on Reality Check with Jeanne Allen.||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 33: “A time of really rapid innovation” – A conversation with Strayer Education president Brian Jones on higher education and personalizing learning||On today's episode of Reality Check, Jeanne Allen is joined by Brian Jones, president of Strayer Education.||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 32: CEO and Education Entrepreneur, Fernando Zulueta||A Cuban immigrant, lawyer and businessman, he founded a charter school network to give students in his adopted home of Miami a leg up on life. How Academica is parent to more than 100 non-traditional public schools. Fernando Zulueta talks to Jeanne,||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31: Education Choice Author and Researcher, Mike McShane||Being a classroom teacher in Alabama showed Mike McShane, of EdChoice, just how much children around the country were being denied the opportunity of a quality education. He didn’t like it. So, he did something about it.||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: Leading the Way in Education Innovation and Opportunity: National Heritage Academies with Brian Britton||Having a vision of what education could look like and offer is what led J.C. Huizenga to open National Heritage Academies. It’s also what drives Brian Britton every day as the President and CEO to oversee 87 charter schools around the country.||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Innovation, Opportunities and Progress: AZ Success is No Accident||Imagine, if you will, a time when educational choice was something only very few people were bold enough to speak about. It wasn’t that long ago. Lawmaker, state superintendent for public schools, national advocate,||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: Active Philanthropist and Education Reformer, Steve Klinsky||Steve Klinsky, head of New Mountain Capital, conceived of the “Freshman Year for Free” which is the focus of the Modern States Education Alliance. Students can earn a year of college – or more -- without tuition or textbook expense.||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|