Bloomberg EDU Podcast
Bloomberg EDU is a weekly look at education in America. Host Jane Williams interviews leading educators, administrators, and policy makers.
Hosted by Jane Williams
Danielson on Teacher Evaluation, Writers on Common Core (Audio)
Mar 7, 2014
Educational consultant Charlotte Danielson discusses her framework for good teaching, staff development, mentoring and coaching. Education reporters Sarah Butrymowicz, of “The Hechinger Report,” Andrew Ujifusa, of “Education Week,” and Erin Richards, of the “Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,” discuss the Common Core State Standards debate. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg EDU.”
Justin and Lauran Tuck on College Savings, Literacy (Audio)
Feb 28, 2014
New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and his wife, Lauran Tuck, an education advocate, discuss college savings for low-income students, summer learning loss and "Tuck’s R.U.S.H. for Literacy." David Anderson, executive vice president, "w!se," Working in Support of Education, Lennette Coleman, principal, Chicago’s Ariel Community Academy, and Catherine McRoy-Mendell, a New York City social studies and economics teacher, discuss K-12 financial education. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg EDU.”
Researchers on Opportunity Gap, Student Inputs, Outputs (Audio)
Feb 21, 2014
Jessica Donze Black, director of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project, discusses the National School Lunch Program that provides low- cost or free lunches to children. Professors Prudence Carter and Sean Reardon of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, and Kevin G. Welner, director of the National Education Policy Center, University of Colorado at Boulder, discuss disparities in children’s school performance, causes and possible solutions. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg EDU.”
Dean Ball on Teacher Education, School Founders Odyssey (Audio)
Feb 14, 2014
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, dean of the University of Michigan School of Education, discusses teachers’ professional training and experience. Michelle Healy, Brooke Peters and Todd Sutler, Brooklyn Compass Charter School co- founders, discuss inquiry-based learning, community outreach and co-location. Geoffrey Canada, Harlem Children’s Zone president and chief executive officer, discusses stepping down. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg EDU.”
Geoff Canada on Mayoral Control of Schools (Audio)
Feb 7, 2014
Geoffrey Canada, president and chief executive officer of New York City’s Harlem Children’s Zone, a provider of educational, medical and health services for children from birth through college, discusses Mayor Bill de Blasio and the debate over charter and traditional public schools and universal early childhood education. He talks with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg EDU.”
Duncan Says Preschool Is ‘Ultimate Bipartisan Issue’ (Audio)
Feb 7, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discusses parent-teacher and community partnerships, Common Core State Standards, high-speed Internet service for schools and libraries, and a coalition to expand quality early childhood education. “If Congress wants to become less dysfunctional and more functional, there’s no better place than around education,” Duncan said. He talks with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg EDU.”
Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Science Teachers on Discovery (Audio)
Jan 31, 2014
Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut, commander of the international space station and author of "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth," discusses interacting with students on earth and lessons learned in space. High school teachers, Frank Noschese, Susan Matthews, and Shawn Cornally, discuss "doing science" and project-based learning. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Marwell, Culatta on Connectivity, Clay Roy on Community (Audio)
Jan 24, 2014
Evan Marwell, chief executive officer and co-founder of Education SuperHighway, and Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education, discuss digital learning, e-rate and high-speed Internet access in public schools. Elizabeth Clay Roy, chief strategy officer at Phipps Community Development Corporation, discusses educational and work-readiness programs for children and families. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Reporters Discuss Education Issues to Watch in 2014 (Audio)
Jan 17, 2014
Education writers Philissa Cramer, John Hechinger, Alyson Klein and Joy Resmovits discuss Common Core controversy, teacher evaluations, "Elementary and Secondary Education Act" waivers, funding and access to early childhood and higher education, and the retirement of Rep. George Miller, a California Democrat. They talk with Jane Williams on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU."
Senate Bid to Renew Jobless Aid Collapses as Parties Spar
Jan 15, 2014
Senators retreated to their partisan corners after the chamber failed to advance a Democratic plan to restore emergency jobless benefits that expired Dec. 28 for 1.3 million Americans.