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Vicki Alger: Making Education Truly Local Again

July 31, 2017

Vicki Alger, a research fellow at the Independent Institute, discusses government overreach in education and how parents gain regain their authority over their children's learning.

Vicki Alger, a research fellow at the Independent Institute and author of Failure: The Federal “Misedukation” of America’s Childrenjoins today's show to discuss what the Trump administration is doing to return the power of educating children to parents. Alger talks about recent policy activity at the federal level and explains what the role of the federal government should and shouldn't be in education, and why. 
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Teresa Mull is a policy advisor for education and an editor at The Heartland Institute.
Vicki Alger, Ph.D. is a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum. She is also a research fellow at the Independent Institute in Oakland, California, working on a book examining the history of the U.S. @vickiealgerphd