Podcasts

Our most recent seminars have been recorded and are available for streaming or download. Older seminars are also listed, although audio is not available prior to November 2008. Upcoming seminars can be found on the Seminars page.

The podcast of our March 5 seminar “Similar Middle Grades Students, Different Results: Why Some Schools Do Better,” is now available online. The speakers are Mike Kirst, Professor Emeritus at Stanford University, and Founding Director of PACE, and Trish Williams, Executive Director of EdSource.

The podcast of our February 26 seminar "Early Learning: Science for Policy Makers," is now available. The speakers are Alison Gopnik, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Psychology, UC Berkeley, and Bruce Fuller, Ph.D., Professor of Education, UC Berkeley.

The podcast of our February 26 seminar "Postsecondary Preparation and Remediation: Examining the Effect of the EAP at CSU" is now available. The speakers are Michal Kurlaender, Assistant Professor of Education policy at the University of California, Davis, and Jessica Howell, Assistant Professor of Economics at California State University, Sacramento.

Our February 12 seminar, "Grading the California High School Exit Exam" is now available for streaming or download. The speaker, Julian Betts, is Professor of Economics and Chair of the Economics Department at the University of California, San Diego.

Our recent seminar, The American Diploma Project in California: Findings and Policy Implications, is now available for streaming or download. The seminar featured Herb Fischer, retired San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, Marc Frazer, partner with Education First Consulting, Scott Hill, Vice President at School Innovations & Advocacy, Jorge Ruiz-de-Velasco, Associate Director of the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute and Christine Tell, Director of State Services with Achieve.

An audio broadcast of our recent seminar International Teachers in California Schools by Lora Bartlett, Assistant Professor of Education at the University of California – Santa Cruz is now available for download.

Our recent seminar The Future of Early Education Systems in California (PreK-3rd) featuring Brad Strong, Director of Education, Children Now, Lisa Guernsey, Director, Early Education Initiative, New America Foundation and Loretta Burns, Director, Santa Clara County Partnership for School Readiness, took place last week but no audio is available.

An audio broadcast of our recent seminar “Resources, Incentives and Accountability: Overhauling California’s System of School Finance” featuring Eric Hanushek of The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is now available.

An audio broadcast of our recent seminar “What Now? Improving Schools Within Budget Constraints” featuring W. Norton Grubb of the University of California, Berkeley.

An audio broadcast of our recent seminar “Designing Categorical Grants to Support Student Learning” featuring Lawrence O. Picus with comments by John Mockler is now available.

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