The Perkins Platform

The Perkins Platform

The Perkins Platform

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This show features the opinons and experiences of international leaders in education focusing on the challenges and promise of providing quality education to all.

Upcoming Broadcasts

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In April, our guest is Dr. Warren Simmons, executive director, Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. AISR is a national policy research and reform-support organization that works with urban districts and... more
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On-Demand Episodes

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SPECIAL BROADCAST! This lively and illuminating conversation about New York City's public schools will focus on NYC's educational successes and failures, the Bloomberg agenda and its impact, the Common Core roll out, privatization,... more
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In March, our guest is the legendary child psychiatrist, Dr. James Comer. Dr. Comer is the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine's Child Study Center, and has been a Yale medical faculty... more
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Our February show will feature Dr. Robert (Bob) Slavin, co-founder of Success For All. Success for All grew out of a program of research and development that started with basic research on cooperative-learning strategies. By 1980, Bob's... more
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Conceptualized in 1948, the International Baccalaureate Programme has become widely recognized for its rigorous curriculum and evaluation process for grades 3-12. Schools all over the world have adopted the IB program with a... more
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Mental health in public schools is a major concern. According to HHS, the figures usually indicated for diagnosable mental disorders suggest that between 12% and 22% of all youngsters under age 18 are in need of services for... more
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A number of recent studies have showed a significant correlation between quality early childhood education programming and success in high school and college. Our guests on November 13 (2pm) will talk about what children need to... more
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There is a national debate currently underway among k-12 policymakers, leaders, teachers regarding the usefulness of the common core standards initiative. The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort that established a... more
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The September (9/18) broadcast features, Nancy Meador, President - National Association of Elementary School Principals. Nancy most recently served as principal for Madison Middle School in Nashville, Tennessee, has enjoyed a... more
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On our 1-year anniversary, we have a special guest on Perkins Platform: Dr. Henry Levin - William Heard Kilpatick Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College Columbia University. He is also the David Jacks Professor... more
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As the Perkins Platform wraps up its first year of programming, Dr. Perkins will spend the next installment reflecting on the year of events in education and its impact on leadership. He will offer his critical perspective on policy and practice... more

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