Category: Interviews

Podcast: Zero Tolerance

The latest edition of AJE301, AJE Forum’s podcast series, comes from AJE Forum’s own Adam Hocker as he discusses the benefits and potential harms of school zero tolerance policies. Joining Adam are AJE Forum board members Raquel Muniz and Jeremy Anderson, as well as Penn State Assistant Professor of Education Theory and Policy Dr. John

Podcast: College for All

The latest edition of AJE301, AJE Forum’s new podcast, comes from AJE Forum’s own Adam Hocker as he discusses the College for All argument with Forum author Kayla Johnson. Find Kayla’s original post here and join the conversation! Below is the AJE301 podcast playlist. Check back frequently for updated podcasts about educational issues, content information about the

Interview with Michael Horn, author of the book “Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools”

(Book image from http://www.christenseninstitute.org) AJE Managing Editor Bryan Mann recently interviewed Michael Horn, co-author of the book Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools.  You can download the full mp3 file by clicking here or you can access the full audio through this website by clicking on the play button below:   Full transcript: Mann: Michael Horn is the co-founder

Inside the Caldecott with Steven Herb

Inside the Caldecott with Steven Herb Interview by Victor Sensenig The American Library Association’s Caldecott Medal is the premier award for children’s picture books and a major determinant of what goes on book shelves and reading lists in American schools and libraries. Because of its sizable impact on what children have available to read, the

Catching up with Grace Kao

Click here for our interview with Grace Kao. In this installment of our Scholar Interview Series, we spoke with Dr. Grace Kao, Professor of Sociology at University of Pennsylvania, about her 1998 AJE article “Educational Aspirations of Minority Youth” as well as her research on immigrant education and future directions for the field. Dr. Kao’s