Betsy DeVos, Thomas Sowell, Checker Finn and others on education reform in the US.
TODO= NET= Chester Finn transcript URL TODO= FIND= Geoff Canada (try AmThL's?) TODO= FIND= Sowell on facts
'Conversations with Bill Kristol' https://conversationswithbillkristol.org/video/chester-finn/
- YT Chester Finn by Bill Kristol (April 18, 2020) "A veteran education policymaker and scholar discusses reforms to the American education system" https://www.youtube.com/embed/XIvKGvQKx6w
'Hoover Inst' = Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing / Uncommon Knowledge
- YT An Economist Looks at 90: Tom Sowell on Charter Schools and Their Enemies https://www.youtube.com/embed/9boQrCPwMws
- YT 'The Future Of Education Reform And Its Politics' Hoover Inst. w/ Terry Moe https://www.youtube.com/embed/TV2EremP-RM
'American Thought Leaders'
- YT How School Choice Could Help Fix America’s Ailing Education System—John Schilling https://www.youtube.com/embed/bxTaVvzxx18
- YT Ideological Fascism is Prevailing in Higher Education—Dr. Everett Piper [Eagle Council Special] https://www.youtube.com/embed/8zvzbkResJo
- YT Fixing Broken Education System & Giving Students More Choice—Department of Education Sec Betsy DeVos https://www.youtube.com/embed/Erlt_xtF1gc
- YT Trump Education Policy: On Socialism in School, Revisionist History & Progressivism—Williamson Evers https://www.youtube.com/embed/wuUaeMbdess
- YT Fixing America’s Education Crisis—Kevin Chavous https://www.youtube.com/embed/iXfy8hQ1_no
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*** Chester Finn *** - TODO= GET transcript URL
( — Chester Finn: in search of a Sputnik moment — )
'Conversations with Bill Kristol' https://conversationswithbillkristol.org/video/chester-finn/( =YT Chester Finn by Bill Kristol (April 18, 2020) "A veteran education policymaker and scholar discusses reforms to the American education system" https://www.youtube.com/embed/XIvKGvQKx6w )
29:28 'ed' schools teaching reading*** Geoff Canada *** --- TODO ---*** Terry Moe (Hoover Inst) ***
Four decades of reform republicans: Reagan, George W. Bush, Jeb Bush, Mitch Daniels democrats: Clinton/Gore, Obama (w/ Arne Duncan), 'Dems for Ed Reform' Charter schools Mississippi 1991 - now 6-7% 10:51 "Bad to worse" (Dems then Reps) 14:15 (to 16:15) "Accountability is dead" 18:00 Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans 38:47 Spillover effects ORG "Democrats for Education Reform", also +ve: Clinton/Gore and Obama (race to the top)*** Kevin Chavous (American Thought Leaders) ***
(invokes Jefferson) 1:13 "Stagnation at best" 3:18 "Acceptance of mediocrity" 8:40 "The number of kids we're losing" 14:18 "We can educate your kids too!" 18:53 Lindsay (between Bakersfield and Fresno) 23:32 "For the world of tomorrow, it has to look different" 29:10 "Putting kids first isn't a slogan, it's a state of being" / "What they did was pure action" 33:12 "Our very survival"*** John Schilling (American Thought Leaders, (???)duration) ***
"This really is a system in crisis"
A Nation At Risk (1983)
"A $700bn [p.a.] enterprise"
6:13 "It's hard to find an issue where you have such broad support"
"Rural republicans are a work in progress"
"Sector agnostic" (eg Sweden: money follows the child)
18:00 Three kinds: voucher; scholarship; educational saving a/c
24:08 "I've met a lot of the families"
33:55 "The civil rights issue of this century"