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Gerard Robinson

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AACONS Interviews Gerard Robinson: Education in the Black Community & Other Topics


A discussion of education in the Black community, including those behind bars, with guest Gerard Robinson! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aacons/support


2 Sep 2022

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Parents are Starting to Ask Tough Questions - Gerard Robinson

Show-Me Institute Podcast

Gerard Robinson is a Fellow of Practice and Vice President for Education, Advanced Studies in Culture Foundation.Gerard served as Commissioner of Education for the State of Florida and Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia. His other leadership roles have included Executive Director of the Center for Advancing Opportunity and Director and President of the Black Alliance for Educational Options. Robinson also was a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is coeditor of Education for Liberation: The Politics of Promise and Reform Inside and Beyond America’s Prisons(2019) and Education Savings Accounts: The New Frontier in School Choice (2017). In addition, he cohosts The Learning Curve: National Education Podcast. Robinson has been published or quoted in AEI Ideas, Gallup News, Newsweek, The Hedgehog Review, the Hill, the New York Times, the Washington Examiner, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and US News & World Report. He earned a BA from Howard University and an EdM from Harvard University, as well as an AA from El Camino Community College.Produced by Show-Me Opportunity


29 Sep 2021

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The State of the Black Learner with Gerard Robinson

Before All Else

In this episode of the series, The State of the Black Learner: SOS From the Front Lines, we talk with Gerard Robinson from the Advanced Studies in Culture Foundation. In conversation with Dr. Mark Elgart, President and CEO of Cognia, Robinson clarifies the differences between racial and cultural bias, and their impact on student testing, and the school-to-prison pipeline. Gerard Robinson is the Vice President for Education at the Advanced Studies in Culture Foundation in Charlottesville, Virginia.


31 Aug 2021

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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