Category Archives: Education

#13 My Child Has a Terrible Teacher. Elizabeth Green, How Do We Fix It? — How Do We Fix It?

How often have heard parents complain about their kids’ teachers? Everyone, it seems, has opinions about education, test scores and schools. Who is to blame for poor teaching, and how do we fix it? What makes a teacher great?  Elizabeth Green, editor-in-chief of Chalkbeat, is the author of &qu

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#17 We Send The Wrong Message To Kids About Jobs: Mike Rowe How Do We Fix It? — How Do We Fix It?

TV host, author and producer Mike Rowe says America needs to change its understanding about work and face up to the widening skills gap.  Many manufacturers can’t fill find workers to do well-paid skilled technical and labor one jobs.  Mike argues that stereotypes about blue-collar work must

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#60 America’s Failing High Schools: Ideas That Work – Liz Willen — How Do We Fix It?

Improving America’s high schools is an exceptionally complex and difficult task. But all across the country the most enlightened educators are working to narrow the gap between student achievement and the needs of an evolving workplace.Our guest,  Liz Willen, is editor-in-chief of the groundbr

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