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Gerard Robinson

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Ep. 162: Big Ideas – "Education for Liberation" with Gerard Robinson

EdChoice Chats

Gerard Robinson joins us to discuss the book, Education for Liberation: The Politics of Promise and Reform Inside and Beyond America’s Prisons. Robinson is a co-editor of the book and works as the executive director of the Center for Advancing Opportunity.For more information, visit www.edchoice.org.


25 Feb 2020

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32. I'm A Black Republican w/ Gerard Robinson

Stay Curious

This month, in honor of Black History Month, we'll be looking to elevate black voices with a series of guests who are also men and women of color. This week we talk to Gerard Robinson, Executive Director of the Center for Advancing Opportunity, as he gives us his perspective on being a black man in the GOP. Remember to follow us on instagram and twitter. You can also write to us at staycurious@hillcityrva.com 


5 Feb 2020

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Education and criminal justice with Gerard Robinson and Elizabeth English Smith

The Report Card with Nat Malkus

Education and criminal justice are inextricably linked. But what can we do as a society to ensure they succeed? The post Education and criminal justice with Gerard Robinson and Elizabeth English Smith appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI.


30 May 2019

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A Conversation with Gerard Robinson, Executive Director for the Center for Advancing Opportunity

Perspectives from Harvard Alumni for Education Podcast

Vanessa E. Beary (Ed.D. 2014, Ed.M. 2011), President of Harvard Alumni for Education Shared Interest Group sat down with Gerard Robinson (Ed.M. 1995), Executive Director for the Center for Advancing Opportunity to discuss his career in Education, and his path since graduating from Harvard. Robinson draws on his many experiences, from founding a charter school in New Jersey to serving as Virginia's Secretary of Education, and shares practical advice on how to improve educational opportunities for children.Follow Gerard: http://twitter.com/gerard_924Follow CAO: http://twitter.com/AdvancingOppsYou can read more about the Center for Advancing Opportunity here:http://advancingopportunity.org/Read more about the findings from The State of Opportunity Summit, a convening on education, criminal justice, and economic mobility.http://advancingopportunity.org/opportunity-survey/state-opportunity-america-summit/


19 Feb 2018

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Reality Check with Jeanne Allen

This week's Episode 8 of Reality Check with Jeanne Allen features a discussion with Gerard Robinson, whose career includes running the education departments of not just one but two states, and a passion for focusing on the nexus between criminal justice reform and education. From Historically Black Colleges and Universities and his work at the Thurgood Marshall Fund, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Center for Advancing Opportunity, there are probably few education experts in America who have a broader understanding of the challenges and opportunities that await education reformers today than Gerard Robinson.


27 Jan 2018

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Surviving Obama's America As A Conservative: Gerard Robinson & Karen Watson

Southern Sense Talk

Dedication: Police Officer Keith Wayne Boyer, Whittier Police Department, CaliforniaEnd of Watch: Monday, February 20, 20173-4pm Gerard Robinson is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he works on education policy issues including choice in public and private schools, regulatory development and implementation of K-12 laws, the role of for-profit institutions in education, prison education and reentry, rural education, and the role of community colleges and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in adult advancement.  https://www.aei.org/scholar/gerard-robinson/2-3pm Karen Watson, Founder and President of GOPBuzz.com, an internet portal for Republican-centric events nationwide, Karen Watson has written and just completed her second book How the Democrats Stole the Black Vote and How the Republicans Can Win it Back. Her first book, Being Black and Republican in the Age of Obama remains a huge success and has gone a long way in restoring the brand of the party of Lincoln.http://politichicks.com/author/karenwatson/Southern Sense is conservative talk with Annie "The Radio Chick" Ubelis, as host and "CS" Bennett, co-host.  Informative, fun, irreverent and politically incorrect, you never know where we'll go, but you'll love the journey!  Visit our website at Southern-Sense.com

1hr 56mins

25 Apr 2017