Author: The Dropout Nation Podcast

On the Road: Organizing for Transforming Public Education

On this episode of On the Road, RiShawn Biddle joins Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson, Parent Power activist Milagros Barsallo of RISE Colorado, Zeke Berzoff-Cohen of Baltimore student activist…

On this episode of On the Road, RiShawn Biddle joins Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson, Parent Power activist Milagros Barsallo of RISE Colorado, Zeke Berzoff-Cohen of Baltimore student activist group Intersection, and Jonathan Mansoori of Leadership for Educational Equity in a discussion at Teach for America’s 25th annual summit on how reformers can use movement organizing to transform the schools and communities in which our children live.

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High Expectations Matter

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle considers the latest data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, the assault of a 16-year-old at South Carolina’s Spring Valley High…

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle considers the latest data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, the assault of a 16-year-old at South Carolina’s Spring Valley High by a school cop, and the defense of Success Academy’s overuse of harsh school discipline, and explains why these events show the importance of high expectations for all children.

Listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

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The Three Catechisms of School Reform

On this week’s Pope Francis edition of the Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle tells school reformers to step back from the noise of political debates over education policy, and remember…

On this week’s Pope Francis edition of the Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle tells school reformers to step back from the noise of political debates over education policy, and remember three key principals that must inform their efforts (along with remembering that systemic reform is more than just a political struggle).

Listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

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Reformers Must Do Politics

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle analyzes the problems with the Washington State Supreme Court’s faulty ruling invalidating charter schools, and explains why the decision is a reminder…

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle analyzes the problems with the Washington State Supreme Court’s faulty ruling invalidating charter schools, and explains why the decision is a reminder of the need for reformers to use all avenues of politics in order to transform American public education.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

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Higher Ed for All Children

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle reviews College Board’s latest data on SAT performance and explains why this is one sign of the need to continue overhauling American…

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle reviews College Board’s latest data on SAT performance and explains why this is one sign of the need to continue overhauling American public education.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

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Stop Damage of Low-Quality Teachers

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at a legendary magazine cover offering a reward for information to convict rogue cops, and explains why we should work hard…

On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at a legendary magazine cover offering a reward for information to convict rogue cops, and explains why we should work hard to remove laggard and criminally-abusive teachers from classrooms.

You can listen to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle Radio or download directly to your mobile or desktop device. Also, subscribe to the podcast series, and embed this podcast on your site. It is also available on iTunesBlubrry, Stitcher, and PodBean.

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