Assessing the Value of Standardized Testing - (William Jeynes)
The Path To Learning Podcast
In this episode we speak with Dr. William Jeynes, Professor of Education at California State University, Long Beach about standardized testing in America. How did testing and our industrial model come about, and is it right for young children? Professor Jeynes is most interested in how research can be applied to public policy, especially quantitative and qualitative research on bridging the achievement gap, parental involvement, religious commitment, historical trends, school choice, family structure, religious schools, discrimination, bullying, reading instruction, and public policy. Dr. Jeynes is a well-known public speaker having spoken in 49 US states in the country and in every inhabited continent, including Peking University, Moscow State University, and has been a consultant for both the U.S. & South Korean governments. He has published over 100 academic articles, 14 books, and written for both the G.W. Bush and Obama administrations. Two books to check out are:
Dr. William Jeynes on The Role of Faith and Family in Addressing the Achievement Gap
Bridge Builder Podcast
In today’s episode we’re discussing education and the role of faith and family in addressing the achievement gap. We speak with Dr. William Jeynes a Professor of Education at California State University, Long Beach who has graduate degrees from Harvard University and the University of Chicago. He has written for many academic publications and 14 books along with writing for the White House for both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations.In our mailbag segment we’re going nuclear! We’ve got a great question about nuclear weapons.And stick around for the bricklayer segment, we’ve got details on some great opportunities for you to be an advocate with other Catholics at the Capitol this session.