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Education
March 16, 2020
More Education Funding Does Not Improve Education Outcomes Podcast
Lennie Jarratt joins The Monica Jaye Show to discuss why throwing more money at education will not lead to better outcomes.
Education
January 28, 2020
National Parents Union: Connecting and Supporting Parents (Guests: Keri Rodrigues and Alma Marquez) Podcast
Co-founders of the National Parents Union Keri Rodrigues and Alma Marquez join the program to discuss their fight as parents against teachers' unions.
Education
January 22, 2020
55 Important Words from the Declaration of Independence (Guest: Rep. Dan Caulkins) Podcast
Rep. Dan Caulkins (IL-101) joined Lennie Jarratt and Chris Talgo to discuss a plan to require 55 words of the Declaration of Independence to be memorized as part of the U.S. Constitution instruction and test requirements for Illinois students.

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Education
March 16, 2020
By Lennie Jarratt
Lennie Jarratt joins The Monica Jaye Show to discuss why throwing more money at education will not lead to better outcomes.
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January 28, 2020
By Lennie Jarratt
Co-founders of the National Parents Union Keri Rodrigues and Alma Marquez join the program to discuss their fight as parents against teachers' unions.
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January 22, 2020
By Lennie Jarratt, Christopher Talgo
Rep. Dan Caulkins (IL-101) joined Lennie Jarratt and Chris Talgo to discuss a plan to require 55 words of the Declaration of Independence to be memorized as part of the U.S. Constitution instruction and test requirements for Illinois students.
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December 18, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Jason Bedrick
Education choice is the best method for allowing children to reach their fullest potential. Jason bedrick joins the show to explain his efforts in promoting education choice.
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November 13, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
A new standardized test, the Classic Learning Test (CLT), is a new and growing alternative to the SAT and the ACT.
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October 29, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson
Education Project Manager Lennie Jarratt talks with Policy Analyst Tim Benson about absenteeism in West Virginia public schools.
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October 23, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Tim Benson, Christopher Talgo
Policy Analyst Tim Benson and Editor Chris Talgo join the podcast to discuss the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike
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October 7, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Heartland’s Jim Lakely talks with Charlie Copeland, president and CEO of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI), about the rise of socialism on America’s college campuses.
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October 1, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Congressman Jim Banks joined us to discuss his plan to make students safer in Washington DC schools.
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September 25, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Andrew Campanella, president of National School Choice Week, discusses his new book, “The School Choice Roadmap: 7 Steps to Finding the Right School for Your Child”.
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September 17, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt, Larry Sand
Larry Sand, president of the California Teachers Empowerment Network (CTEN), uses data to show overall there are more teachers today than ever.
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July 12, 2019
By Donny Kendal, Lennie Jarratt
Heartland’s Donald Kendal sits down with Education Policy Expert Lennie Jarratt in the first episode of the In The Tank Podcast’s subseries “Deep Dive.” Jarratt and Kendal go in depth into the topic of education policy.
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June 20, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Richard Vedder discusses his new book Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America. It outlines the major reasons higher education is failing to fulfilling its promise.
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June 6, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Heartland Director of Communications Jim Lakely talks with Mark Joseph, producer of the upcoming film “No Safe Spaces,” a look at modern oppression of our free speech rights in America.
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May 17, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Marsha Familaro Enright asserts that collaborative dialogue and widespread educational reform can lead to a freer society.
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April 23, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
State Rep. Patrick Neville joins the show to discuss how he survived the Columbine shooting as a student of Columbine High School.
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April 17, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Darrell Scott, father of Rachel Joy Scott, who was the first student killed at Columbine High School joined the Heartland Daily Podcast to discuss that tragic day on April 20, 1999.
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March 13, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
Learn what the Invest in Kids Act is, how it works, and the demographics of the students who received scholarships, hint, it’s not the well-off suburbanite.
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March 4, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Is the American public education system repairable, or is it inherently flawed? Former state Rep. Kent Grusendorf joins the show to discuss this question.
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February 11, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
With a centralized education system, West Virginia has some of the highest spending and lowest educational outcomes. Senator Patricia Rucker talks about the problem and what to do about it.
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