RealClear Radio Hour Podcast – Education & Failure

21 Apr

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One-Size-Fits-All Education—Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders for Community College
APR 19, 2014
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Jim Stergios, president of Boston’s Pioneer Institute, compares the high standards of Massachusetts’ charter schools with the proposed national Common Core standards. He also discusses how a compliance-focused regime has promoted Common Core despite its lack of legislative support.

LISTEN (full-length interview)
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WATCH (on YouTube)

The Power of Learning from Failure—An American Success Story
APR 19, 2014
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Megan McArdle, journalist and author of The Up Side of Down, explains how preparing for and learning and moving on from failure are not only instrumental in achieving success, but part of the American character. She illustrates with examples from George Washington and Mark Twain to Solyndra and GM.

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WATCH (on YouTube)

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