On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, Virginia Gentles, the director of the Education Freedom Center at the Independent Women’s Forum, joins Mike Petrilli and David Griffith to discuss the results of the 2022 midterm elections and what they mean for the parents’ rights movement. Then, on the Research Minute, Amber Northern reviews a study that finds that students from under-resourced schools perform worse on computer-based tests than on traditional paper ones.
- “School Board Candidates Who Pushed ‘Parental Rights’ See Mixed Results” —Wall Street Journal
- “Still the Ones to Beat: Teachers’ Unions and School Board Elections” —Michael Hartney
- “DeSantis, conservatives score more Florida school board wins” —Politico
- The study that Amber reviewed on the Research Minute: John Gordanier et al., “Pencils Down? Computerized Testing and Student Achievement,” Education Finance and Policy (Oct 2022).
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