BtS Podcast: Is the Ivy League Broken – Discussion with the Author of Excellent Sheep

Bill Deresiewicz set his sights, “on the high-pressure conveyor belt that begins with parents and counselors who demand perfect grades and continues into college.” Join BtS Radio as we talk with the former Yale professor about, “how college should be a time for self-discovery, when young people can establish their own values and measures of success in order to forge their own path,” instead of a factory where students are “losing the ability to think for themselves.”

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September 4 BtS Radio: Is the IVY League Broken?

Bill Deresiewicz set his sights, “on the high-pressure conveyor belt that begins with parents and counselors who demand perfect grades and continues into college.” Join BtS Radio as we talk with the former Yale professor about, “how college should be a time for self-discovery, when young people can establish their own values and measures of success in order to forge their own path,” instead of a factory where students are “losing the ability to think for themselves.”

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BtS Radio Announces Three-Part Series on Education in America

With school back in session, Between the Synapse Radio explores Education in America in a three-part series beginning on Thursday, September 4 at 1 pm ET with a conversation with the best-selling author of “Excellent Sheep.” The September 25th show, 1 pm ET, features American Enterprise Institute scholar and co-editor of “Teacher Quality 2.0. Finally, the October 2nd broadcast, 1 pm ET, brings together two nationally prominent women focused on improving educational opportunities for children with learning challenges.

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