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Bob Bowdon and Corey DeAngelis break down what's really happening in education across the country. Share on social media with #RandomAssignment.

Bob Bowdon and Corey DeAngelis break down what's really happening in education across the country. Share on social media with #RandomAssignment.

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United States

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Bob Bowdon and Corey DeAngelis break down what's really happening in education across the country. Share on social media with #RandomAssignment.

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English

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201-239-1270


Episodes

Politics Invades Classrooms

9/16/2021
A teacher equates traditional expectations for students with white supremacy, emails reveal the CDC implemented stricter COVID guidelines after threats from a teachers union, a new report shows today’s school boundaries are linked to 1930s-era housing segregation, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:01:10:17

Where Is the Evidence to Mandate Masks in Schools?

8/26/2021
Proof that masking children in schools actually works is hard to find, a high school is allegedly forcing student athletes to wear ankle monitors, and a teachers union president admits relief funding is being used to recruit future dues-paying members. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:50:35

More Mandates, More #Schexit

8/19/2021
More mandates from schools give families more reason to flee government run education, a teachers union claims school choice "has a racist history," a teacher is ordered to pay a fine for quitting his job, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:01:02:03

Teachers Unions’ New Catch-22

8/12/2021
The teachers unions' plan to control the system backfires as states let parents decide what's best for their kids, chaos erupts at local board meetings over mask mandates, a teacher delivers a tearful speech as she resigns over 'highly politicized agendas’ being pushed on kids, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:37:43

CDC Flip Flops on School Masking Guidance

7/29/2021
The CDC reverses course again with new guidance on masking students in schools, teachers are receiving ‘hazard pay’ just for showing up to work in classrooms, a fourth grader says her teacher instructed the class not to tell their parents about an ‘equity’ survey that included questions on gender identity, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:36:28

Nine States Say: 'No Mask, No Learning'

7/15/2021
States are mandating masks in schools despite new guidance, the Washington Post can't understand why Democrats and teachers unions don't want to give poor kids school choice, and an alarming number of Baltimore students have a grade point average below a 'D.' Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:47:00

School Choice Support Just Reached An All-Time High

7/1/2021
Two new polls find support for school choice is increasing after a year of pandemic closures, schools are accused of wasting the billions of dollars in COVID relief funds, and a variety of tactics are being used to claim the public's concerns about critical race theory are overblown. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:49:26

Families Are Suing the State Over Lost Education

6/17/2021
Families sue after watching their children with special needs slide backward during school closures, the Biden administration may restore race-based school discipline policies, a union-funded survey says teachers are more likely to experience job-related stress than the general population, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:33:19

Parents Step Up to the Mic

6/10/2021
School board meetings get heated as parents stand up against divisive curriculum and policies, a governor needs to check his math when it comes to school funding in his state, and new data show that red states offered in-person learning at twice the rate of blue states during the pandemic. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:39:00

Nation's Report Card: 22% of 12th Graders Proficient in Science

5/27/2021
The latest 'Nation's Report Card' reveals schools are failing students in science education, parents want their kids to repeat the lost school year, an angry teacher lectures board members for catering to parents regarding reopening policies, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:55:18

C-SPAN Callers Slam Teachers Union Boss on Live Television

5/20/2021
Viewers blast teachers union boss Randi Weingarten live on C-SPAN, a congressman discusses legislation that would ban federal funding to schools that teach critical race theory, advocates fight to keep a school choice program alive, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:49:30

Indoctrination Nation

5/13/2021
Parents are starting to fight back against critical race theory lessons and other forms of indoctrination in classrooms, a governor signs the biggest expansion of school choice in the state's history, a district brings students back for just one day of in-person learning so it can get a share of millions in reopening funds, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a...

Duration:00:51:19

CDC & AFT: Puppet and Puppeteer

5/6/2021
A bombshell report reveals the CDC colluded with the AFT teachers union on school reopening guidance, Senator Tim Scott mentions school choice in the Republican rebuttal to Biden's address to Congress, a Democrat state lawmaker tells his colleagues that he will vote against school choice when they send their kids to public school, and more. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in...

Duration:00:38:25

Schools Use COVID Relief Funds for Non-COVID Expenses

4/29/2021
School districts are spending millions in COVID relief money on employees, Senator Rand Paul wants to use Title I to fund students instead of systems, and one state is on the verge of the biggest expansion of private school choice in history. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:57:13

Chicago Teachers Stay Home to Protest Reopening High Schools

4/15/2021
How a DC charter school is addressing kids' mental health compared to a school district right across the border in Maryland, an update on the homeless encampments that remain on school grounds in Seattle, and why the Chicago Teachers Union is telling its members not to enter high school buildings this week. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:27:41

School Spending: Truth and Lies

4/8/2021
Corey once again has to explain the truth about education spending, a big-city school board won't meet with parents despite homeless encampments on district grounds, and even though billions of unprecedented federal dollars have been thrown at public schools, districts are still suing to block charter schools and school choice programs. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a...

Duration:00:24:28

Has School Choice Reached Escape Velocity?

4/1/2021
Lockdowns lead to the unlocking of school choice programs in states across the country, Corey corrects another major newspaper for another major error about school district spending, and teachers union policies are systemically racist based on the left's own definition. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:38:33

Is Homeschooling Popularity Quietly Exploding?

3/25/2021
A governor vetoes a school choice bill even though he sent his own kid to a private school, a big city teachers union sues their school district for racism, and homeschooling explodes during the pandemic. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:46:31

Do Teachers Need a Degree in Education?

3/18/2021
A governor says teachers don't need an education degree, high school students get promoted with failing GPAs, and a satirical video mocks teachers unions' endless excuses for new reasons to block schools from reopening. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:31:02

The School Reopening Debate Is More About Politics Than Safety

3/11/2021
Congress passes a huge spending bill that includes $128 billion for K-12 schools, an embarrassing post in a private teachers union Facebook group finds its way to the media, and politics, not funding or science, is driving decisions on when to return to in-person learning. Share on Social Media: #RandomAssignment Follow Us on Twitter: @BobBowdon@DeAngelisCorey Music: Play Song - John Deley and the 41 Players --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/random-assignment/message

Duration:00:32:08