The Luminous Mind Podcast | Changing the Paradigm of Educational Pedagogy
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Episode 201 - Vicki Alger, author of "Failure: The Federal Misedukation of American's Children"
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There are certain "sacred cows" of government agencies we aren't allowed to analyze, no matter their performance. In this episode, we are joined by Vicki E. Alger to discuss one such federal agency, The Department of Education with her book, "Failure: The Federal Misedukation of America's Children. Vicki E. Alger is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute in Oakland, California, and author of the book Failure: The Federal Misedukation of America’s Children who is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute in Oakland, California. Alger’s research focuses on education reforms that promote a competitive education marketplace and increase parents’ control over their children’s education. She is the author of more than forty education policy studies, co-author of Lean Together: An Agenda for Smarter Government, Stronger Communities, and More Opportunities for Women, Short-Circuited: The Challenges Facing the Online Learning Revolution in California, and Not as Good as You Think: Why the Middle Class Needs School Choice, as well as Associate Producer of the documentary “Not as Good as You Think: Myth of the Middle Class School.” Show Notes for Episode #201
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Date published: 2015-07-28