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Summary: Education Next is a journal of opinion and research about education policy. Our podcasts include stories, interviews, and discussions of the latest developments in education policy. The Education Next Book Club features in-depth interviews by Mike Petrilli with authors of new and classic books about education. For more information visit


 Ed Next Book Club: Amanda Ripley on The Smartest Kids in the World | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:07

Mike Petrilli talks with Amanda Ripley about her bestselling book.

 Ed Next Book Club: Endangering Prosperity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with Paul Peterson, Eric Hanushek, and Ludger Woessmann about their new book.

 Ed Next Book Club: Sarah Carr on Hope Against Hope | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:31

Mike Petrilli talks with Sarah Carr about school reform in New Orleans

 Ed Next Book Club: Michelle Rhee on Radical | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:30

Mike Petrilli talks with Michelle Rhee about her new autobiography, 'Radical: Fighting to Put Students First.'

 Ed Next Book Club: Tony Wagner on Creating Innovators | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:07

Mike Petrilli talks with Tony Wagner about how schools can light the spark of innovation within their students.

 Ed Next Book Club: Andy Smarick on The Urban School System of the Future | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:56

Mike Petrilli talks with Andy Smarick about alternatives to urban school districts.

 Ed Next Book Club: David Cohen on Teaching and its Predicaments | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:06

Mike Petrilli talks with David Cohen about the depressing track record of efforts to improve teaching and learning.

 Ed Next Book Club: Nate Levenson on Smarter Budgets, Smarter Schools | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:51

Mike Petrilli talks with Nate Levenson about getting by with smaller school budgets.

 Ed Next Book Club: Paul Tough on How Children Succeed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mike Petrilli talks with Paul Tough about his new book on the role of grit in success.

 Ed Next Book Club: Michael Horn on Disrupting Class | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:54

Mike Petrilli talks with Michael Horn about disruptive innovation in education.

 Ed Next Book Club: Peg Tyre’s The Good School | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with Peg Tyre about her new book, which offers advice to parents concerned about school quality.

 Ed Next Book Club: Paul Tough’s Whatever it Takes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:58

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with New York Times Magazine editor Paul Tough about his book on the Harlem Children’s Zone.

 Ed Next Book Club: Chester Finn’s Troublemaker: A Personal History of School Reform Since Sputnik | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:02

Mike Petrilli talks with Chester Finn about the path education reform has taken over the past 40 years and his own path through history.

 Ed Next Book Club: Paul Peterson’s Saving Schools | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mike Petrilli talks with Paul Peterson about six great education heroes.

 Ed Next Book Club: Rick Hess’ The Same Thing Over and Over | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:27

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with Rick Hess about his magnum opus.


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