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Have You Heard: What’s so Funny About Education Reform?

In the latest episode of Have You Heard, we talk to Roxanna Elden, author of the smart and hilarious new novel Adequate Yearly Progress. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll want to buy the book! But most of all, you’ll gain real insight into what self-styled education reformers miss about the complicated ecosystems of schools and the complex lives of teachers. Complete transcript of the episode available here.

 

 

 

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Jennifer Berkshire

Jennifer Berkshire is a freelance journalist and public education advocate. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Baffler, Salon, Alternate, the Progressive, and Bloomberg EDU.

Jack Schneider

Jack Schneider is an Assistant Professor of Leadership in Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the author of three books, the latest of which is Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality. He co-hosts the education policy podcast Have You Heard.