On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, Dale Chu joins Mike Petrilli to discuss whether Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis are focusing too much on divisive culture war issues in their education platforms. Then, on the Research Minute, Amber explains how higher test scores and college aspirations affected the long-term life outcomes of Massachusetts high schoolers.
- “The GOP’s dubious ‘protect the children’ platform for 2024” —Dale Chu
- “Trump plays catch-up with GOP rivals on fights over race and gender in schools” —Washington Post
- “The Contradictions of Ron DeSantis” —Atlantic
- The study that Amber reviewed on the Research Minute: Preeya P. Mbekeani et al., “Understanding High Schools’ Effects on Longer-Term Outcomes,” Annenberg Institute at Brown University (February 2023)
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