Eric Wearne on the Hybrid School Revolution

On this episode of Anchored, Soren is joined by Eric Wearne, Associate Professor in the Education Economics Center at Kennesaw State University and Director of the Hybrid Schools Project. He is also the author ofDefining Hybrid Homeschools in America: Little Platoons. He describes the explosive growth of hybrid schools in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and explains the unique position that hybrid schools hold between homeschooling and traditional private schools.

Ep. 365: Legal Update – March 2023

Need an update on the current litigation happening in school choice? EdChoice members, Chantal Lovell and Leslie Hiner, have your back. The two share the latest legal updates in the states, including Vermont and Kentucky.

Ep. 285 – March 27, 2023 – Can Year-Round School Calendars Help Beat the “Burnout” Problem?

The professor and associate dean for research in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Paul T. von Hippel, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss year-round academic calendars, and how changing calendars won’t undo learning losses accrued during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Busting the Myths About Year-Round School Calendars,” co-written with Jennifer Graves, is available now.

https://www.educationnext.org/busting-the-myths-about-year-round-school-calendars/

Reviving Jewish Classical Education

This week Andrew and Beth speak with Eric Cohen, author and founder of The Lobel Center for Jewish Classical Education where we discuss the importance of classical education for the Jewish community, the differences between classical and progressive schooling and the relationship between classical education and academic rigor.
Cohen shares some of the initiatives of his new organization, including partnerships to train Jewish classical teachers and launching a Jewish version of Teach for America. He also talks about his collaborative experiences working with organizations and individuals affiliated with the Christian classical school community.
Eric Cohen is the Executive Director of the Tikvah Fund and remains editor-at-large of the New Atlantis, serves as the publisher of the Jewish Review of Books and Mosaic, and serves on the board of directors of several prominent organizations. His writing have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Commentary, The New Republic, and First Things. He is the author of In the Shadow of Progress: Being Human in the Age of Technology (2008) and co-editor of The Future is Now: America Confronts the New Genetics (2002). He was previously managing editor of the Public Interest and served as a senior consultant to the President’s Council on Bioethics.
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Reviving Jewish Classical Education

This week Andrew and Beth speak with Eric Cohen, author and founder of The Lobel Center for Jewish Classical Education where we discuss the importance of classical education for the Jewish community, the differences between classical and progressive schooling and the relationship between classical education and academic rigor.
Cohen shares some of the initiatives of his new organization, including partnerships to train Jewish classical teachers and launching a Jewish version of Teach for America. He also talks about his collaborative experiences working with organizations and individuals affiliated with the Christian classical school community.
Eric Cohen is the Executive Director of the Tikvah Fund and remains editor-at-large of the New Atlantis, serves as the publisher of the Jewish Review of Books and Mosaic, and serves on the board of directors of several prominent organizations. His writing have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Commentary, The New Republic, and First Things. He is the author of In the Shadow of Progress: Being Human in the Age of Technology (2008) and co-editor of The Future is Now: America Confronts the New Genetics (2002). He was previously managing editor of the Public Interest and served as a senior consultant to the President’s Council on Bioethics.
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Reviving Jewish Classical Education

This week Andrew and Beth speak with Eric Cohen, author and founder of The Lobel Center for Jewish Classical Education where we discuss the importance of classical education for the Jewish community, the differences between classical and progressive schooling and the relationship between classical education and academic rigor. Cohen shares some of the initiatives of his new organization, including partnerships to train Jewish classical teachers and launching a Jewish version of Teach for America. He also talks about his collaborative experiences working with organizations and individuals affiliated with the Christian classical school community. Eric Cohen is the Executive Director of the Tikvah Fund and remains editor-at-large of the New Atlantis, serves as the publisher of the Jewish Review of Books and Mosaic, and serves on the board of directors of several prominent organizations. His writing have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Commentary, The New Republic, and First Things. He is the author of In the Shadow of Progress: Being Human in the Age of Technology (2008) and co-editor of The Future is Now: America Confronts the New Genetics (2002). He was previously managing editor of the Public Interest and served as a senior consultant to the President’s Council on Bioethics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Lessons Learned From Starting A New School w/ Refine KC Founders Matt & Amy Barnard

Chris and Christine welcome Matt & Amy Barnard back on the show to discuss their brand new Christian School, Refine KC. Listen to Matt & Amy's previous episode here where they reflect on their decision to leave public school behind. Now that Matt & Amy are over halfway through the first year at their very own Christian school, they share the lessons they've learned along the way. Are you interested in starting your own school like Matt & Amy? Check out the Herzog Foundation's resources for school startups. Are you local to Kansas City? Join us for Making the Leap's One Year Anniversary event! RSVP here. Follow Making the Leap on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. You can also sign-up for our newsletter or send us an email hello@makingtheleappodcast.com. To learn more about the Herzog Foundation, visit HerzogFoundation.com. Like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or sign-up to receive monthly email updates. 

Lynz Piper-Loomis – Silent No More

On today’s episode of Maine Source Of Truth, we have a patriot, a Christian Constitutional Conservative, Statesman, Wife & Mother, Author, & Advocate. Pro-Life. Zero Exceptions. Who offers No Apology. Never.Lynz Piper-Loomis recently wrote a book called “I Am Silent No More,” where she speaks to some of her horrific past being sexually trafficked and abused as a young woman and how she no longer sees herself as a victim, but an overcomer. We need parents across the country to step forward and be brave like Lynz has been. Get a copy of her book on lynzpiperloomis.com/i-am-silent-no-more and I hope you can gain some inspiration from our discussion today.@LynzPiperLoomis

Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell on the Joyful Life of Faith

On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Dr. Timothy O’Donnell, president of Christendom College in Front Royal, VA. He discusses his upbringing in the Catholic faith, recounts stories from his time studying and living in Rome, and shares insight into the life of a college president. He also shares details for students interested in attending Christendom College.

Ep. 364: State Updates – March 2023

Do you need a recap on the litigation and legislation going on in the states? Luckily, the state team has compiled the latest happenings in several states.

Xi Van Fleet – The Blue Guard (DNC = CCP)

Today on the Maine Source Of Truth podcast, we have Xi Van Fleet, who escaped communist China at age 26 and came to America with $200 borrowed dollars and made a life for herself.Xi (pronounced “Shee”) says, “Basically, Mao divided China into two major camps: red camp, black camp. Red means you’re okay, You’re the friend with the revolution. Black means that you are the enemy. Not only that, your label is hereditary. Just like CRT. You’re born, if you are born to parents who were labeled as class enemy, you were class enemy at birth. Xi compares what she saw happening in the United States to what she had seen as a child in China and folks, it only took Mao two years to create a prison state there…I’d guess we are nearing the same thing here in America if parents don’t wake up.@XVanFleet on TwitterPre-order her upcoming 10/31/23 book now called, Mao’s America: Survivor’s Warninghttps://www.amazon.com/Maos-America-Survivors-Van-Fleet/dp/1546006303/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3J7K2QVMLWH0R&keywords=xi+van+fleet&qid=1679494399&sprefix=xi+van+flee%2Caps%2C92&sr=8-1Time to wake up parents!

E130. UVA Prof. Dan Willingham on Learning Science & K-12 Schooling

This week on The Learning Curve, Cara and Gerard speak with University of Virginia Professor Dan Willingham about cognitive psychology and K-12 education. Professor Willingham discusses the psychology of learning and the research that shaped his thinking and writing, including his advocacy of using scientific knowledge in classroom teaching and education policy and his critique of the “learning… Source

E130. UVA Prof. Dan Willingham on Learning Science & K-12 Schooling

This week on The Learning Curve, Cara and Gerard speak with University of Virginia Professor Dan Willingham about cognitive psychology and K-12 education. Professor Willingham discusses the psychology of learning and the research that shaped his thinking and writing, including his advocacy of using scientific knowledge in classroom teaching and education policy and his critique of the “learning…
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#862: The education implications of Chicago’s mayoral election, with Natalie Neris and Hal Woods

On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, Natalie Neris and Hal Woods of Kids First Chicago join Mike Petrilli and David Griffith to discuss what Chicago’s mayoral run-off election between Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas means for the city’s schools. Then, on the Research Minute, Amber looks at the effects of mindfulness-based programs on student mental health and resilience. Recommended content:“Chicago mayoral candidates offer divergent paths on declining enrollment and small schools” —Chalkbeat Chicago“In Chicago mayor’s race, two hopefuls reflect Democrats’ split” —AP News“The Chicago Teachers Union power play” —Wall Street Journal“A shifting mood on crime propelled Chicago’s leading candidate for mayor” —New York Times“Chicago school enrollment declines for eleventh year” —Illinois Policy InstituteThe study that Amber reviewed on the Research Minute: Jessica Mettler et al., “Mindfulness-based programs and school adjustment: A systematic review and meta-analysis,” Journal of School Psychology (April 2023)Feedback Welcome:Have ideas for improving our podcast? Send them to our producer Nathaniel Grossman at ngrossman@fordhaminstitute.org. 

Randan Steinhauser on Supporting School Choice Across the Aisle

On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Randan Steinhauser, founding partner of Steinhauser Strategies and an advocate for school choice who also worked on education reform policy for former U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. They discuss the rapid growth of the school choice movement and explain why more and more families are choosing classical education. They also urge voters to support school choice regardless of political affiliation.

The Great Parent Revolt

On this episode, Andrew and Beth speak with author and education expert Lance Izumi about his new book, The Great Parent Revolt, which highlights the stories of ordinary people that stood up to the against critical race theory and woke indoctrination in their children’s schools. We discuss how these new American heroes come from all walks of life, geographically, politically and socioeconomically. Lance talks about how many of the parents he profiles share one thing in common – an immigrant story. Lance also shares the story of a student in California who describes what political indoctrination is like from the student’s prospective. 
 Lance Izumi is senior director of the Center for Education at the Pacific Research Institute. He is the former two-term president of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the largest system of higher education in the nation, and co-author of The Great Parent Revolt: How Parents and Grassroots Leaders Are Fighting Critical Race Theory in America’s Schools.
 
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The Great Parent Revolt

On this episode, Andrew and Beth speak with author and education expert Lance Izumi about his new book, The Great Parent Revolt, which highlights the stories of ordinary people that stood up to the against critical race theory and woke indoctrination in their children’s schools. We discuss how these new American heroes come from all walks of life, geographically, politically and socioeconomically. Lance talks about how many of the parents he profiles share one thing in common – an immigrant story. Lance also shares the story of a student in California who describes what political indoctrination is like from the student’s prospective.   Lance Izumi is senior director of the Center for Education at the Pacific Research Institute. He is the former two-term president of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the largest system of higher education in the nation, and co-author of The Great Parent Revolt: How Parents and Grassroots Leaders Are Fighting Critical Race Theory in America’s Schools.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices