RealClear Radio Hour – National School Choice Week

2 Feb

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The Future of Education I –The School in the Cloud

JAN 31, 2015

Sugata Mitra, Newcastle University Professor and designer of The School in the Cloud, discusses how he seeks to reinvent 21st century education. Starting with his Hole-in-the-Wall experiments, the inspiration for Slumdog Millionaire, Mitra has created havens for self-organized learning across India and the United Kingdom.

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The Future of Education II — Teacher Tenure Reform

JAN 31, 2015

Reshma Singh, Executive Director of the Partnership for Educational Justice (PEJ), tells how century-old tenure laws give ironclad job security to teachers, regardless of performance, at the cost of children’s education and rights. Many teachers and states are pushing for reform similar to the lawsuit PEJ has undertaken, representing nine New York families advocating for tenure reform as an important tool for improving failing schools.

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