The Dropout Nation Podcast

The Rise of Parent Power

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The Dropout Nation Podcast

RiShawn Biddle

Bowie, MD

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The Rise of Parent Power

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On this week's Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at the lawsuit brought by families of kids attending Anaheim's Palm Lane Elementary School to take it over and explains why parents are standing up to transform American public education. Reformers, especially those in the Beltway, must sta...

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The Power of Presence

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On this week's Dropout Nation Podcast (http://dropoutnation.net/category/dropout-nation-podcast/), RiShawn Biddle considers the example set by Rev. Dr. Donte Hickman of Baltimore's Southern Baptist Church during the unrest in Charm City last month, and explains why school reformers must be present a...

Time for Suburban School Reform

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On this week's Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at the testing opt-out efforts and explains how they represent the need for reformers to confront the mediocrity and failure of suburban districts. Contrary to the views of many suburban white families, the districts they defend are doing p...

Affirm the Genius of Our Children

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On this week's Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle explains why we must continually affirm the genius of all of our children and provide them the nurturing, knowledge, and affirmations they need for lifelong success...

Build on the Power of School Choice

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On this week's Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at data from Stanford University's CREDO on urban charter schools, and explains why school choice is necessary for helping kids and communities succeed...

Abandon Education’s Failed Legacies

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On this week's Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle takes aim at reformers who defend practices such as overuse of harsh school discipline and restrictions on school choice, as well as remind the movement of why these failed approaches in American public education must be ditched...

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