The Optimistic Curmudgeon
Bob Luebke: Discrepancies in the Data for Teachers’ Salaries

Bob Luebke: Discrepancies in the Data for Teachers’ Salaries

August 8, 2021

Josh interview Dr. Bob Luebke of the John Locke Foundation about the differences between the appearance and the reality of teacher salary changes in the state of North Carolina over 201-2019. Along the way, they also discuss the school choice movement, policy changes for improving public education, and the effect teachers' unions have on North Carolina education. 

Robert Pondiscio: Anti-Racism Harms Minority Students in Schools of Choice - 1×2

Robert Pondiscio: Anti-Racism Harms Minority Students in Schools of Choice - 1×2

August 8, 2021

Josh Herring interview Robert Pondiscio about his experiences as an educator, educational policy expert, and the ways in which anti-racism harms the very students it attempts to help. 

Richard Vedder: Colleges Abandon the Basics - 1×1

Richard Vedder: Colleges Abandon the Basics - 1×1

August 8, 2021

Dr. Richard Vedder (Ohio University, Forbes, Independant Institute) discusses the economic, political, and social forces resulting in skyrocketing prices in college tuition. 

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