In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Lennie Jarratt, Heartland Project Manager for Education, and Policy Analyst Tim Benson join host Donny Kendal to talk about a new Policy Brief titled “Saving Chicago Students: Strike Vouchers and SOS Accounts.”
In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Director of Communications Jim Lakely speaks with Heather Kays. Kays is a Heartland research fellow and managing editor of School Reform News. Kays joins Lakely to discuss three troubling education stories coming out of the state of Washington.
Tweet[First posted at Ricochet] The recently ended teachers’ strike in Chicago is the perfect encapsulation of a clash between the old guard and the new in the Democratic Party. On one side,[…]
TweetThere may be a simple explanation for why the vast majority of fourth and eighth graders in the Chicago Public Schools can’t read or do math at grade level – though there[…]
TweetLet’s be honest, if politically incorrect. In the 1960s, most high-achieving female college graduates became teachers, largely because they had few other career choices. By 2000, almost none of them[…]
TweetWith remarkably poor timing, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) teachers went on strike again today, roughly one week after Chicago’s public school students had returned to school and nearly three weeks[…]