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Edition #426

The system is damaged but our expectations are broken

 

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Act 1: Update on crazy Texas textbook changes – Young Turks
Song 1: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – On the Good Ship Lollipop
Act 2: Peabody Public Schools – Colbert Report
Song 2: Classical gas – Vanessa Mae
Act 3: Waiting for superman an teacher unions – Jimmy Dore Show
Song 3: Put Your Records On – Corinne Bailey Rae
Act 4: Something is really wrong with our education system – Young Turks
Song 4: Trigonometry – Nascent
Act 5: Are tests biased against kids who don’t give a shit? – The Onion
Song 5: Care – Kid Rock
Act 6: Education coverage is anti-teacher – Counterspin
Song 6: Am I Wrong – Love Spit Love
Act 7: Davis Guggenheim – Colbert Report
Song 7: You Learn – Jagged Little Pill
Act 8: LA Times calls out school teachers – Young Turks
Song 8: The Gambler – The Gambler
Act 9: Beating up on teacher unions – Counterspin
Song 9: These days – Luxury
Act 10: Eighth-grade reading list favors stuff that sucks – The Onion
Song 10: The Revenge of Holden Caufield – Progression – EP
Act 11: Cenk on US education failure and potential – MSNBC

 

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:
Glenn Beck Hates Education – Young Turks


Sources:
The Young Turks
Colbert Report
The Jimmy Dore Show
The Onion
Counterspin
MSNBC

 

Produced By:
Jay!

 

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