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January 12, 2022
America’s Best and Worst Metro Areas for School Quality (Guest: Adam Tyner) Podcast
No two schools are exactly equal, but how can we rank the best, and worst, across the country? Adam Tyner joins the show to lend his helping hand.
Government & Politics
September 8, 2021
Miseducation Propaganda in U.S. Schools Podcast
Leftist propaganda in our schools is seemingly getting worse every day. A former schoolteacher highlights how bad it really is.
Education
September 1, 2021
Critical Race Theory and “The Authoritarians” Podcast
Critical race theory is invading our schools and spreading woke propaganda throughout our education system.

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Education
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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February 7, 2019
By Lennie Jarratt
The New Hampshire legislature is attempting to repeal the state’s education tax-credit which serves nearly 900 students, the majority of which are low-income or have special needs.
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January 25, 2019
By Donald Kendal, Isaac Orr, Justin Haskins
Donny Kendal; Isaac Orr, Policy Fellow at the Center of the American Experiment; and Justin Haskins bring you episode #175 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, and roundtable discussions.
January 22, 2019
By Joe Barnett, Stan Liebowitz
Stan Liebowitz, a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute, applies economic reasoning to state K-12 education systems.
January 9, 2019
By Heartland Staff, Vicki Alger
Vicki Alger, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum joins the podcast to discuss her efforts on education reform, what options are available for parents and lawmakers, and what we can expect from the states in 2019.
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December 17, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Heartland Staff
State Supreme Courts in Montana and New Mexico recently ruled on cases that have a dramatic effect on school choice. Lindsey Stroud and Lennie Jarratt discuss the implications of these rulings.
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November 14, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt
Ron Court founder of the Booker T. Washington Society, celebrating his life, pursuit of liberty, and legacy left behind for all Americans.
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October 24, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt
Dr. Cara Candal explains how charter schools can close the achievement gap for low-income students.
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October 9, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt
Janus v. AFSCME allowed school districts to pay their teachers more. The effects of higher pay and merit based pay are examined.
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May 31, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt
Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) illustrates her efforts to hold higher education institutions accountable for the student debt crisis.
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May 16, 2018
By Andy Singer, Lennie Jarratt, Christopher Talgo
Teachers across the country are striking for higher pay. The problem is that the ever-expanding bureaucracy is siphoning money that could go to these educators.
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April 27, 2018
By Donald Kendal, John Nothdurft, Lennie Jarratt
John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #137 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from The Heartland Institute, the American Enterprise Institute, and more.
April 11, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt
After Obama opened the floodgates on student loans, young Americans earned useless degrees while accruing up to $100,000 of debt. Now, they cannot even find jobs to pay off the debt.
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April 3, 2018
By Vicki Alger, Lennie Jarratt
How did the Obama administration transform public education into public indoctrination? Vicki Alger, research fellow at the Independent Institute, discusses this question and more on the Heartland Daily Podcast.
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March 19, 2018
By Lennie Jarratt, Teresa Mull
The United States Supreme Court is hearing a case that could spell the end of forced union dues. Without forcing teachers to pay, teachers’ unions may be on the way out says guest Lennie Jarratt.
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