8/28 What is Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.


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8/21: What is Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.
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8/13: The Federal Education Policy Issue The Presidential Candidates Don’t Discuss (III) Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.


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8/6: The Federal Education Policy Issue The Presidential Candidates Don’t Discuss (Between II and III) Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.


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7/30: The Federal Education Policy Issue The Presidential Candidates Don’t Discuss (II) Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.
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7/24: The Federal Education Policy Issue The Presidential Candidates Don’t Discuss (I) Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.


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7/17: Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.


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 7/16: Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.



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7/10: Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:53am EST

7/3: Is There A School Improvement Industry? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.


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6/26: The School Improvement Industry’s Demand Side for SYs 2009 and 2010 Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.


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6/19:  Funding NCLB Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.


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6/11: Lobbying Should Be Marketing's Responsibility Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.
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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:13am EST

6/4: Philanthropy's Role in K-12 Program Evaluation Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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5/28 Why Teachers Are Not Legally Recognized Professionals, But Should Be Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:17pm EST

5/22: Franchising for Charter School Scale Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

5/15: A Detailed Statutory Analysis of Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:42pm EST

5/8: Reading First Interim Report Doesn’t Pass the “So What? Test? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:25pm EST

4/30: Why Can't We All Just Get Along? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:26pm EST

Special: Kudos to the Education Industry Association Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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4/23: Information Systems, Accountability and Adaptive Management Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:41pm EST

4/16: On Teacher Accountability Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:10pm EST

4/9: My Market Exemplars Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:33am EST

4/2: Critic or Critical Friend? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:55pm EST

3/26: Getting SES Providers Past the Tough Times Ahead Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:56am EST

3/20: Why the Tough Times Ahead for SES Providers? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:32pm EST

3/12: After Scientifically Based Research, Response to Intervention? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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3/5: SBR is Really RB, and RB is Really SBR: Do You Want Me to Apply SBR to Your Program? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:08pm EST

Special Series on Social Entrepreneurship (VI): Summing Up Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Special Series on Social Entrepreneurship (V): 1996 - Nonprofit Entrepreneurship Reaches a Critical Mass in Public Education Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Special Series on Social Entrepreneurship (IV): 1996 - Entrepreneurship Reaches a Critical Mass in Public Education Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Special Series on Social Entrepreneurship (III): BSE (Before Social Entrepreneurship) Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Special Series on Social Entrepreneurship (II): First, Define Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Special Series on Social Entrepreneurship (I): Introduction Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:36pm EST

Think Tank Special (3): We Need a Better Class of Customer Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Think Tank Special (2): Real Think Tanks Work for an Agency That Pays Their Bills Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Think Tank Special: Uberblogger Alexander Russo asks: What is the role, impact or benefit of education think tanks? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

"The Letter" now also in print on www.edbizbuzz.com at edweek.org
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2/5: Management Consulting Firms are the New Education Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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1/30: Where Provider Accountability Went Wrong Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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1/23: Provider Accountability is Arbitrary and Capricious Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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1/16: What Is Accountability In the Public Education Market? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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1/8: Why Market-Based Reforms Don't Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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1/2: Three Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. Please answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:40pm EST

12/26: Staying In With The Outs Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. Please answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:03pm EST

12/19: School Improvement Industry Fragmentation (III) Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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12/12: School Improvement Industry Fragmentation (II) Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

"The Letter" now also in print on edibzbuzz.com


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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:56am EST

12/5: School Improvement Industry Fragmentation (I) Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:21pm EST

11/27: What I Learned at the Signal Hill Education Preview Investor Conference Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:39pm EST

11/21: What's a CODiE and How do I Get One (And What Does It Tell Buyers)? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:24pm EST

11/14: What the Industry Can Learn From American Gangster Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

11/6: What to Do With a Two Year Reprieve of NCLB II Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

From the October 6 issue of School Improvement Industry Week.

Must Download Data
•  EPE Research Center on Public School Tutoring Beyond SES

Rules of the Game
• Department of Education Guidance on Emergency Preparedness Suggests Schools Will Need A Lot of Help

A Little Knowledge
• Center for American Progress on The Future of Teacher Compensation

K-12 Program Review
• Center for Education Policy on What States Say About Reading First

State Sampler
• Oregon’s Superintendent Castillo on Lessons Learned for School Administrators from Statewide Disaster Planning Exercise

Letter From the Editor
• The Prospect of a Hanging, the Kindness of Strangers, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come and NCLB II on Hold
Direct download: SIIW_Nov_6_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:30am EST

Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

From the October 30 issue of School Improvement Industry Week.

Must Download Data
• Education Next/Program on Education Policy and Governance Poll on Public Attitudes Towards Public Education

Rules of the Game
• House Appropriations Committee Telegraphs One Democratic Theme for the 2008 Elections: Iraq v. Education

A Little Knowledge
• Department of Education’s Inspector General Provides an Example to Explain the “Supplement, not Supplant? Rule

K-12 Program Review
• RAND on the First Year of Implementing Pittsburgh’s School Reform Strategy

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• NCLB II: S. 2117 Funding for School Improvement Research and Development

Letter From the Editor
• Senators Bingaman and Lugar Would Incentivize the Development of a School Improvement Industry With S. 2117
Direct download: SIIW_Oct_31_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:46am EST

10/23: Real School Improvement Providers Back S. 2118 Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

From School Improvement Industry Week.

Must Download Data
• Charter Schools’ Market Share: 29 Districts With At Least 10% of Public School Enrollment

Rules of the Game
• Department of Education’s Inspector General Has A View on NCLB II

A Little Knowledge
• General Accountability Office on Youth Detention Market Failures

K-12 Program Review
• Charter Advocates Tell Us That Charter Schools’ Research Doesn’t Tell Us All That Much About Charter Schools’ Efficacy

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• NCLB II: S. 2118 Proposes We Spell “Scientifically Based Research? as “Research-Proven Programs?

Letter From the Editor
• A Well-Ordered School Improvement Market and a Healthy School Improvement Industry Need Real Standards of Evidence

Direct download: SIIW_Oct_23_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:42am EST

10/16: School Improvement Marketers Take Note - All Education Reporting is Political Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

From School Improvement Industry Week.

Guest Perspective
• C. Blohm & Associates Offers a “How To? on Show Floor Meetings

Must Download Data
• NCES Provides a Fact Base for Assessing the Addressable Market in School Violence Prevention

Rules of the Game
• President Bush and Senator Kennedy on White House Meeting with Civil Rights Leaders to Discuss NCLB Reauthorization

A Little Knowledge
• NWREL reports on How the Pacific Northwest States Support Schools in Need of Improvement

K-12 Program Review
• WestEd Reaches for Nice Reviews of Five High Schools Sponsored by the Gates Foundation

Letter From the Editor
• For School Improvement Industry Marketing Representatives Who Want Free Media....

Direct download: SII_Oct_16_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:45am EST

10/9: Can One Hate the Central Office, Yet Love the CMO? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

From School Improvement Industry Week.

Must Download Data
• pre[k]now on Preschool Budgets in FY 2008

Rules of the Game
• Government Accountability Office: Clarifying Compliance in NCLB Corrective Action and Restructuring

A Little Knowledge
• School Improvement Industry Trade Groups’ Joint Letter Against For-Profit Discrimination

K-12 Program Review
• Fordham & Northwest Evaluation Association: Just What Does It Mean to be “Proficient? Under NCLB?

Letter From the Editor
• Why the New Philanthropy Hates the Central Office, But Loves CMOs
Direct download: SIIW_Oct_9_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:22am EST

10/2: Miller McKeon Discussion Draft Hijacks Comprehensive School Reform Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

From School Improvement Industry Week.

Must Download Data
• Baird and Signal Hill on K-12 Indices

Rules of the Game
• McKeon Responds to Miller on NCLB Accountability

A Little Knowledge
• National Center for Education Research: A Consumer Checklist for Best Classroom Practice

K-12 Program Review
• An Unusual Event: Read Naturally Takes on the What Works Clearinghouse Review

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• Miller-McKeon’s Discussion Draft Changes Comprehensive School Reform II in NCLB II

Letter From the Editor
• Miller-McKeon Discussion Draft Would Set Back Comprehensive School Reform
Direct download: SIIW_Oct_2_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:27am EST

9/25: Why Bar For-Profits From Title I School Improvement? Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

From School Improvement Industry Week.

Must Download Data
• Berkery Noyes on M&A in the “Education Market? (Nice Work, But Too Many Very Different Markets Lumped Together)

Rules of the Game
• New “America Competes? Law Creates New Market Opportunities for School Improvement Industry

A Little Knowledge
• Trade Group Reactions to NCLB Discussion Draft: Where You Stand on the Issues Depends on Where You Sit in the Market

K-12 Program Review
• Earobics® Graded by WWC

Letter From the Editor
• Why Would the Miller/McKeon NCLB Discussion Draft Exclude For-Profits From School Improvement?

Direct download: SIIW_Sep_25_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:47pm EST

9/18:  Dear Listener:  We are trying to get some statistics on you. The least expensive survey is also a bit long. My advice is to answer as many questions as you want. When you run out of patience, scroll to the bottom and hit the "Submit" button. Thanks. Go to survey.

From the September 18 Issue of School Improvement Industry Week

Guest Perspective
• Returns Next Week

Must Download Data
• An Industry Driven by the Demographics of Childhood Should Understand Its Status and Trends

Rules of the Game
• Follow the Federal Money: Department of Education Report Gets You Started

A Little Knowledge
• National Center on Education Statistics Report Compares American Education to its G-7 Peers

K-12 Program Review
• WWC Finds No Evidence That Talent Development High School Keeps Kids in School?

Letter From the Editor
• After Bush: Party Factionalism and the School Improvement Industry
Direct download: SIIW_September_19_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:41am EST

9/11: NCLB Discussion Draft and The Gang of Forty-Four From the September 11 Issue of School Improvement Industry Week

Guest Perspective
• Knowledge Alliance’s Jim Kohlmoos on Adequate Yearly Progress in ESEA (NCLB) on September 10, 2001 and 2007

Must Download Data
• U.S. Department of Education’s Guide to Grant Programs

Rules of the Game
• The Gang of Forty-Four, or Which Stakeholder Groups (Don’t) Count in NCLB Reauthorization

A Little Knowledge
• Reading Recovery Council of North America: An Injured Party Pulls the Reading First Investigations Together

K-12 Program Review
• What Works Clearinghouse Gives Another Injured Party a Passing Grade - Success for All Beginning Reading Report

Letter From the Editor
• The Beginning of a Long End to NCLB Reauthorization Shows No Evidence That the School Improvement Industry Counts
Direct download: SIIW_Sep_11_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:57am EST

9/4 (2): News About School Improvement Industry - The Business From the September 4 Issue of School Improvement Industry Week

Guest Perspective

• Returns Soon

Must Download Data
• Gallup Surveys Attitudes Towards Public Education: Some Findings Are Relevant To The Industry

Rules of the Game
• Provisions of Interest To School Improvement Providers In The Bipartisan NCLB II Discussion Draft

A Little Knowledge
• NorthStar Economics On The Early Childhood Economy

K-12 Program Review
•  What Works Clearinghouse Gives Voyager Universal Literacy System Beginning Reading Program A Mixed Review

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• Returns Soon

Letter From the Editor
• Our Service Lineup: This School Year’s Continuous Improvements 

Direct download: SIIwMainSeptember5.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:48am EST

9/4: Federal Law Makes the School Improvement Market Encore editorial from January 12, 2004 - before we started the Podcast.

Letter From the Editor
• The School Improvement Industry's Future Runs Through Washington

Direct download: SIIW_Sept4_encore.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:34pm EST

8/29: The School Improvement Industry and Teacher Professionalism Encore editorial from July 12, 2004 - before we started the Podcast.

Letter From the Editor
• A Public School Marketplace: What's in it for Teachers?


Direct download: Aug_29_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:08am EST

8/22: The 2008 Election - Deja Vu? Encore Editorial from April 19, 2004 - before we started the Podcast.

Letter From The Editor
•  "Always Stay In With The Outs"
Direct download: SIIW_August_21_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:24am EST

8/14: A Return to Costing NCLB New Education Economy® is on its August hiatus.

Encore Editorial from March 1, 2004 - before we started the Podcast.

Letter From The Editor
• Financing No Child Left Behind

Direct download: SIIW_Aug_14_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:26am EST

8/8: The Dialectic (Thesis, Antithesis, Synthesis) of School Reform Politics New Education Economy® is on its August hiatus.

Encore Editorial from May 24, 2004 - before we started the Podcast.

Letter From The Editor
• Washington Reform Groups: Blob, Anti-Blob, Post-Blob
Direct download: SIIWAugust82007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

7/31: NCLB II Will Be Less Favorable to the School Improvement Industry Than NCLB I Guest Perspective
• Returns Soon

Must Download Data
• NCES Explains the College Class of 1993 - Teachers, Former Teachers, Never Were Teachers, and Why

Rules of the Game
• Bush and Spellings Aren’t Quite Sure What to Do About NCLB II

A Little Knowledge
• Prof. Hoxby Makes Education Evaluation Statistics Easier to Understand

K-12 Program Review
•  WWC Offers A Favorable Review of SRA’s Real Math Building Blocks

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• Returns Soon

Letter from the Editor
• Rep. Miller Tells Us That NCLB II Will Be Less Favorable to The Industry Than NCLB I: How, Why and Now What?


Direct download: SIIW_July_31_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:58am EST

7/24: Four Factors Shaping the School Improvement Market Guest Perspective
• Kristen Plemon of C. Blohm & Associates on Telling Your Story To Reporters

Must Download Data
• NCES With the Latest on State and District Raising and Spending of Tax Funds for K-12 Education

Rules of the Game
• Center for American Progress: Statistics on Schools in Improvement, Corrective Action and Restructuring Status

A Little Knowledge
• State Budget Officers' Fiscal Survey of the States

K-12 Program Review
• WWC Reviews Elementary Math Programs: After Hundreds of Studies, What Does Work?

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• Returns Soon

Letter from the Editor
• Four Market Shaping Factors for the School Improvement Industry


Direct download: SIIW_July_24_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:05am EST

7/17:  Vacation Memo for the CEO - Grant RFPs vs. Equity Investment Presentations Guest Perspective
• Jason Cascarino’s Mission Smarts: Michelle Rhee and the Characteristics of (Social) Entrepreneurial Leadership

Must Download Data
• NCES Report on the Numbers and Types of Public Schools: SY 2005-2006

Rules of the Game
• CEP Report on NCLB Offers a Look at the School Improvement Market; At Least Before NCLB Reauthorization

A Little Knowledge
• Do Industry Trade Groups Have Plans for Grassroots Lobbying on NCLB II?  Opponents Certainly Do.

K-12 Program Review
• Juniper Gardens Children’s Project/Sopris West’s Together We Can.... Barely and Maybe, Says What Works Clearinghouse

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• Returns Soon

Letter from the Editor
• Vacation Reading for the CEO: Making Use of Grant RFPs as Substitutes for Equity & Getting Organized to Pursue Them


Direct download: SIIW_July_17_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:20am EST

7/10: Cost-Effectiveness Comes to School Improvement - Are You Ready? (Click here to view the figure referenced in the podcast)

Guest Perspective
• Returns Soon

Must Download Data
• What Does NCLB's DC Opportunity Scholarship Program Tell Us About Vouchers?

Rules of the Game
• NCEERA on Best Practice in ELL

A Little Knowledge
• What Does Former Education Secretary Rod Paige's Company Chartwell Do? A Situational Analysis of Pontiac, Michigan

K-12 Program Review
• No Studies of Failure Free Reading Meet What Works Clearinghouse Evidence Standards

"Act: To close the achievement gap"

• Returns Soon - This Week the Space Displays a Figure for the Editorial

Letter from the Editor
• The Nation Slowly Builds the Capacity to Base Program Decisions on Cost-Effectiveness


Direct download: SIIW_July_10_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:26pm EST

7/3: Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II:  (X) An Industrial Policy for School Improvement Learn more about our information services here.

From this week's New Education Economy®
Input to your own market strategy.

Guest Perspective
• Returns Soon

Must Download Data
• National Center for Educational Statistics Describes k-12 Paraprofessionals

Rules of the Game
• Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Explain Positions on NCLB II to National Education Association Annual Conference

A Little Knowledge
• The Constructivist Consortium: A Marketing Alliance of Small School Improvement Providers

K-12 Program Review
• What Works Clearinghouse Says SRA/McGraw Hill’s Corrective Reading is “Potentially Postive?

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• Returns Soon

Letter from the Editor
• Our Industry’s Interests in NCLB II: (X) Outlining an Industrial Policy for School Improvement
Direct download: SII_July_3_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:08am EST

6/26: Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II: (IX) A New Industrial Policy for K-12 Learn more about our information services here.

From this week's New Education Economy���®
Understand the forces shaping your marketplace.

Guest Perspective
• Returns Soon

Must Download Data
• Hart/Winston Group Poll on Public/Educator Views of NCLB Offers Few Clues on School Improvement Providers

Rules of the Game
• Position on SES in NCLB II: Is Asking the Taxpayer to Spend More on Unproven Performance a Viable Strategy?

A Little Knowledge
• Stanford's Linda Darling-Hammond Critique's the Worldview Behind NCLB

K-12 Program Review
• Volunteer-Driven Program Offers Educationally, Statistically Significant Change at 1 Hour/Week & $300/Year Per Student

An Act: To close the achievement gap�¢ï¿½ï¿½
• Returns Soon

Letter from the Editor  
• Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II: (IX) A (New) "Industrial Policy" for K-12

Direct download: SIIW_June_26_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:05am EST

6/19: Political Power and the Adoption of Education Technology Learn more about our information services here.

From this week's New Education Economy®.
One page excepted summaries of market-shaping documents.

Guest Perspective
� Returns Soon

Must Download Data
� If You Serve Title I Schools, You Should Know More About Student Nutrition

Rules of the Game
� Forum on Education Accountability Proposes Principles for NCLB�s Accountability Provisions

A Little Knowledge
� The Case for National Standards in One Figure

K-12 Program Review
� Scholastic�s Fluency Formula� Falls Short

�An Act: To close the achievement gap�
� Returns Soon

Letter from the Editor
� Political Power: The Forgotten Element of Adoption in Education Technology

Direct download: SII_June_19_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30am EST

6/12:Our Industry's Interest in NCLB II: (VIII) Six Options for the SES Provisions Become a client here.

Guest Perspective  
� Returns Soon

Must Download Data
� Department of Education Releases 2005-6 Enrollment Data

Rules of the Game  
� California Superintendent O�Connell Gives the State�s Congressional Delegation His Views on NCLB Reauthorization

A Little Knowledge
� Charts From RAND�s Year One Report to Pittsburgh Public Schools on Multi-Contractor District-Wide Reform Effort

K-12 Program Review
� Kentucky Center for Mathematics Reviews Apangea Learning�s SmartHelp Program

�An Act: To close the achievement gap�
� Section 1116(e) Supplemental Educational Services

Letter From the Editor  
� Our Industry�s Interest in NCLB II: (VIII) Six Options for the SES Provisions - One Plausible Positive Option for Providers


Direct download: SIIW_June_12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:52am EST

6/5:  Our Industry's Interest in NCLB II: (VII) What Was Expected of Supplemental Educational Services in NCLB I? This Week's Contents

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Guest Perspective
� Returns Soon

Must Download Data
� The Condition of Education: 2007

Rules of the Game
� Center for Education Policy On Student Achievement Under NCLB: Correlation - Yes; Causation - Unproved

A Little Knowledge
� Florida Education Commissioner Jeanine Bloomberg Explains Why Student Assessments Aren�t Perfect

K-12 Program Review
� What Works Clearinghouse Surveys Character Education: 3 of 41 Reviewed Programs Had Positive Effects

�An Act: To close the achievement gap�
� Section 1116(e) Supplemental Educational Services

Letter From the Editor
�
Our Industry�s Interest in NCLB II: (VII) What Was Expected of Supplemental Educational Services in NCLB I?

Direct download: SII_June_5_2007_copy_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17am EST

5/29: What's Good About Our industry From This Week's New Education EconomyÃ�®. 
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Guest Perspective
� Spellings to NAACP: NCLB as a Matter of Civil Rights

Must Download Data
� Census Bureau on School Finances

Rules of the Game
� Understanding Growth Models : the Ohio Example

A Little Knowledge
� Columbia University�s Teachers College Prof. Jeffrey Henig Takes You Behind the Lines of Academia�s Education Wars

K-12 Program Review
� Success for All Foundation�s Curiosity Corner Takes a Hit in Its What�s Work Clearinghouse Review

�An Act: To close the achievement gap�
� Returns Soon

Letter from the Editor
� Counting �What�s To Like� About the School Improvement Industry






Direct download: May_29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:22am EST

5/22: Notice to Mariners: Logs, Charts and Navigators for the Industry's From This Week's Issue of New Education Economy®

Guest Perspective
• Emily Murphy of C. Blohm and Associates on Your Online Newsroom

Must Download Data
• Where K-12's Traditional Stakeholders Agree on NCLB II: More Money, Greater Flexibility, Less Federal Oversight

Rules of the Game
• Little Scientific Evidence Backs Federally-Funded Math and Science Education Programs

A Little Knowledge
• Academic Competitiveness Council Has Raised the SBR Hurdle to "Proven-Effective"

K-12 Program Review
• Direct Instruction's Impact on Early Education: Unimpressive

"An Act: To close the achievement gap"
• Returns Next Week

Letter from the Editor
• Notice to Mariners: Resources for Navigating the "Evaluation Shoals"

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Direct download: SIIW_May_22_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:10am EST

5/15: The School Improvement Industry's Editorial: Charter Schools, Education Management Organizations and Comprehensive School Reform Provders Have All Run Aground - Will SES and Ed Tech Providers Follow?

From the May 15 Issue of New Education Economy®

Guest Perspective
• Career Launcher’s Anirudh Phadke Wants to Move Online Tutoring Beyond an Approximation of the Home Experience

Must Download Data
• Arthur Levine Describes the State of k-12 Education Research Training in America

Rules of the Game
• Differentiating Quality Providers From the Pack: California’s Charter Schools Association Bites the Bullet

A Little Knowledge
• You’ve Heard About DIBELS in Reading First, Learn Something About Its Role In Measuring Student Performance

K-12 Program Review
• Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies Limited Role in English Language Learning

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• Returns Next Week

Letter from the Editor
• Ben Franklin’s Advice to SES and EdTech Providers, or “The Evaluation Shoals?

Doewnload for free here until June 1
Direct download: SIIW_May_15_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16pm EST

5/8: Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II (VII) Editorial - Our Industry�s Interests in NCLB II: (VI) Peer Review Procedures Matter to an Emerging Industry.

From This Week's New Education Economy®
Essential reading for industry professionals.
Download for free at www.edbizbuzz.com until June 1.

Guest Perspective
• Bill Bavin: Using the Education Industry Market Matrix to Explain the Evolving School Improvement Industry
• Political Symbolism 101: Secretary Spellings Speaks to Charter School Operators at Their Annual Conference

Must Download Data
• Returns Next Week.

Rules of the Game
• Secretary Spellings' Letter to Chief State School Officers on NCLB II: Sticking With "No Retreat, No Surrender"

A Little Knowledge
• Voyager Identifies a "Best Practice" in Program Marketing - Doing and Explaining Program Evaluation

K-12 Program Review
• Read, Write and Type™ Shows How to Barely Pass a What Works Clearinghouse Review

"An Act: To close the achievement gap"
• SEC. 1111(e) & 1203(c): Peer Review Procedures for Title I Part A Basic Programs and Reading First

Letter from the Editor
• Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II: (VI) Peer Review Procedures Matter to an Emerging Industry.


Direct download: NEEMay_8.pdf
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:13am EST

5/1: Our Industry’s Interests in NCLB II: (VI) This Week in New Education Economy®

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Guest Perspective
• Chris Whittle Offers “Something to Think About?: Federal R&D for National Security - What DOD Can Teach USED
• Jim Kohlmoos Explains What “Knowledge Alliance? Means: More Than Public Relations

Must Download Data
• Returns Next Week

Rules of the Game
• How To A Dismantle an Emerging National Market: State Legislators’ and District Superintendents’ NCLB II Proposals

A Little Knowledge
• AIR Translates TIMMS Into NEAP: No More Encouraging

K-12 Program Review
• Renaissance Learning’s Accelerated Reader/Reading Renaissance “Squeaks Through? WWC Review

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• SEC. 1111(b)(2)(E)-(J) Calculating Adequate Yearly Progress

Letter from the Editor
• Our Industry’s Interests in NCLB II: (VI) Protecting a Demanding Approach to AYP
Direct download: May_1_SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:44am EST

4/24: Reading First Offers Investors A Rare Political Opportunity Editorial: School Improvement Investors: Now is the Time to Lobby Washington - And Hard

From the April 24 issue of New Education Economy®.
Essential reading for the industry executive.
Excerpted summaries hotlined to the source

Until June 1, available for free download at www.edbizbuzz.com.

Guest Perspective
â�¢ House Education Committee Chairman George Millersâ�� Opening Statement at the April 20 Reading First Hearing  (hearing)

Must Download Data
� NGA Report on the Governors� Education Priorities

Rules of the Game
� Secretaries Paige and Spellings Failed to Report the Use of Their Waiver Authority Under NCLB Section 9401
 
A Little Knowledge
� GAO Reviews SES Providers� Relationships With School Districts

K-12 Program Review
� What it Takes to Receive What Works Clearinghouse �Approval� in the Area Addressed by Reading First: DaisyQuest

�An Act: To close the achievement gap�
� Kentucky DOE official Starr Lewis Testifies on U.S. Ed Department�s Abuse of Discretion in Reading First Implementation

Letter From the Editor
� To Investors in Research-Based Firms: Help Yourselves by Organizing as One and Getting Up to Capital Hill Pronto





Direct download: April_24_SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:35am EST

4/17: Industry Interests in NCLB II (V) Editorial: Our Industry’s Interests in NCLB II: (V) Preserve Higher Standards and Accountability

Part of this week's New Education Economy®.

Download this essential reading at www.edbizbuzz.com at no charge until June 1.

Guest Perspective
• University Instructor’s CEO, Alan Carter, Proposes Experimenting With Public/Private/Community Collaboratives

Must Download Data
• Pearson Forms a Public/Private/Community Collaborative With Achieve and State DOEs for New Algebra Test

Rules of the Game
• Urban Institute’s Hannaway and Cohodes on the Implementation of NCLB’s Choice Provisions in Miami Dade
 
A Little Knowledge
• CRPE’s Roza and Swartz on Real School-Level Spending

K-12 Program Review
• WWC Says Positive Action Has a Positive Impact on Character Education Performance Measures

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
• Title I Part A - Improving Basic Programs Operated by LEA’s, Sec. 1111(b) - Academic Standards, Assessments, and Accountability

Letter from the Editor
• Our Industry’s Interests in NCLB II: Preserving Higher Expectations of Standards and Accountability
Direct download: SIIW_April_17.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:57pm EST

4/12: One Education Industry, or Two? A special podcast on the question of "privatization."

If the matter is posed in the form "should we allow it to happen in our public schools?", that train left the station several decades ago.

The real question is "what kind of privatization?" Today's, based on marketing budgets and the provision of inputs? Or the one offered by school improvement providers; grounded in working partnerships with educators and offering shared responsibility for outputs?


Direct download: SIIW_April_12_Special.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:38am EST

4/10: Industry Interests in NCLB II (IV) Editorial: Our Industry�s Interests in NCLB II: (IV) A Closer Look at School Improvement

Part of This Week's Issue of New Education Economy�®
Essential reading for the school improvement professional.

Guest Perspective
� Jason Cascarino�s Mission Smarts: Definitiveness versus Probabilities in Education Evaluation

Must Download Data
� NGA, CCSO, NASBE: Joint Statement on NCLB
� National Governors Association: Position Paper
� Council of Chief State School Officers: Recommendations To Reauthorize The Elementary And Secondary Education Act
�  National Association of State Boards of Education: NCLB Reauthorization ~ Guiding Principles

�An Act: To close the achievement gap�
� Section 1002:  School Improvement

Letter from the Editor
� Our Industry�s Interests in NCLB II:  A Closer Look at School Improvement

Until June 1 download for free at www.edbizbuzz.com
Direct download: SIIW_April_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:17am EST

4/3: Industry Interests in NCLB II (III) Editorial - Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II: (III) Back Kennedy and Miller on a Bigger Budget

Part of This Week's Issue of New Education Economy®
Essential reading for the school improvement professional.

Guest Perspective
Career Launcher's Anirudh Phadke: The Future of Tutoring Lies in a Mix of Media

Must Download Data
AFT Reports on Teachers' Salaries

Rules of the Game
Pennsylvania's Department of Education Discusses the Cost of Fully Funding School Improvement Under NCLB
 
A Little Knowledge
Colorado Board of Education Online Learning Panel Issues Its Interim Report

K-12 Program Review
Chicago Math-Algebra Passes Muster at the What Works Clearinghouse

“An Act: To close the achievement gap?
Section 1002: Authorization for Appropriations

Letter from the Editor
Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II: Building a Bridge to Kennedy and Miller Starts With Funding

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Direct download: SIIW_April_3_2007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:10am EST

3/27: Industry Interests in NCLB II (II) Editorial - Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II: (II) An Agenda for Informational Hearings

Part of this week's issue of New Education Economy®

Enjoy Free Access Through May at www.edbizbuzz.com

Guest Perspective
Sandy Fash of C. Blohm: The New Press Release

Must Download Data
Census Bureau on Population Growth and Decline by County: Arizona and Texas v. Louisiana and Michigan

Rules of the Game
GAO Reports on English Language Learning Under NCLB
 
A Little Knowledge
Auditing the Virtual School: California Virtual Academy

K-12 Program Review
What Works Clearinghouse Rates After School Program Twelve Together Early Middle and High School 

An Act: To close the achievement gap
Returns Next Week With Sec. 1002 Authorization for Appropriations Under NCLB

Letter from the Editor
Our Industry’s Interests in NCLB II: An Agenda for Informational Hearings
Direct download: SIIW_March_27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49am EST

3/20: Industry Interests in NCLB II (I) Editorial - Our Industry's Interests in NCLB II: (I) Understanding and Influencing Legislative Intent

Download this and the rest of New Education Economy® at www.edbizbuzz.com

In this week's NEE®

Guest Perspective
� U.S. Chamber of Commerce Testimony on NCLB II

Must Download Data
� What We Can Learn From Dallas ISD Investigation of the Market in District Consulting

Rules of the Game
� FAQ�s on the Proposed A-PLUS (Academic Partnerships Lead us to Success Act) Act - An Anti-NCLB from the Right

A Little Knowledge
� CEP Surveys States Views on SES Oversight

K-12 Program Review
� Reading Recovery® Passes What Works Clearinghouse (But Didn�t Get Past Reading First�s Program Manager?)
 
�An Act: To close the achievement gap�
� NCLB�s Section 1001 - Congressional Intent

Letter from the Editor
� Our Industry�s Interests in NCLB II: (I) Understanding and Influencing Legislative Intent
Direct download: SIIW_March_20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:09pm EST

3/13: The School Improvement Industry's Interests in the Next NCLB (II) Editorial - Prelude to Industry Advocacy: (II) Capturing the "Moral High Ground"
Direct download: SIIW_March_13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

3/6: The School Improvement Industry's Interests in the Next NCLB (I) Editorial - Prelude to Industry Advocacy: (I) Straight Talk on Our Market Under NCLB
Direct download: SIIWMarch6.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:50am EST

2/27: What Has Become of the Charter Idea? (VII) Editorial: What Happened to the Chartert Idea?: (VII) Grassroots 2.0 as a "Business Model"
Direct download: SIIWFeb27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:20am EST

2/20: What Has Become of The Charter Idea? (VI) Editorial: What Happened to the Charter Idea?: (VI) Personal Security, Professional Support and Practical Structures
Direct download: SIIW_Feb_20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:41am EST

2/13: What Has Become of the Charter Idea? (V) Editorial: What Happened to the Charter Idea?:  (V) Diseconomies of Scale and the Movement
Direct download: SIIWFeb13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:25am EST

2/6: What Has Become of the Charter Idea? (IV) Editorial: What Happened to the Charter Idea?: (IV) A Transition to Grassroots 2.0
Direct download: SIIW_Feb_6.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:11am EST

1/30 What Has Become of the Charter Idea? (III) Editorial: What Happened to The Charter Idea: (III) Available Data Calls CMO Into Question
Direct download: SIIW_Jan_30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:04am EST

1/23:  What Has Become of the Charter Idea? (II) Editorial: What Happened to the Charter Idea? (II) The Challenges of a Top-Down Strategy

Ask editor@siiwonline.com for tables referenced in this podcast.
Direct download: SIIW_January_23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

1/16: What Has Become of the Charter Idea? (I) Editorial: What Happened to the Charter Idea?: (I) Why "Bottom-Up" Became "Top-Down"
Direct download: SIIW_Jan_16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:16pm EST

1/9: New Year's Resolutions Editorial: New Year's Resolutions For Our Industry (and Us)
Direct download: SIIW_Jan_9.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:08pm EST

1/2: Parsing the Qualified Lead (IV) Editorial: Parsing the Qualified Lead (IV): Demographic Status and Academic Indicators

From K-12Leads and Youth Service Markets Report

Find relevant table at our parent website www.k-12Network.com
Direct download: January_2_SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:23am EST

12/26: Open Source Market Research 101 (III) Editorial: Parsing the Qualified Lead (III): Grant RFPs

From K-12Leads and Youth Service Markets Report

Find relevant table at our parent website www.k-12Network.com
Direct download: SIIW_Dec_26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:39am EST

12/19: Open Source Market Research 101 (II) Editorial: Parsing the Qualified Lead (II): Funding Release Announcements

From K-12Leads and Youth Service Markets Report

Find relevant table at our parent website www.k-12Network.com

Direct download: SIIW_Dec_19.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:31am EST

12/12: Open Source Market Research 101 Editorial: Parsing the Qualified Lead (I): Contract RFPs

From K-12Leads and Youth Service Markets Report

Find relevant table at our parent website www.k-12Network.com


Direct download: SIIW_Dec_12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49am EST

12/5: Towards an Asymmetric Marketing Strategy (III) Editorial: School Improvement Providers Need to Pursue Marketing “By Other Means? (III): Forming SIPEE
Direct download: SIIW_Dec_5_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:22am EST

11/28: Towards an Asymmetric Marketing Strategy (II) Editorial: School Improvement Providers Need to Pursue Marketing “by Other Means? (II)
Direct download: SIIW_Nov_28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:11am EST

11/21: Towards an Asymmetric Marketing Strategy (I) Editorial: School Improvement Providers Need to Pursue Marketing “by Other Means? (I)
Direct download: SIIW_November_21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:18am EST

11/14: Expect Democrat Assault on Industry's Keystone - AYP Editorial: For This Industry, NCLB II Is About AYP - And Our Interests Were Set Back November 7
Direct download: SIIW_Nov_14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am EST

11/7: Marketing Managers are a Neglected Strategic Asset Editorial: Growing A School Improvement Provider’s Marketing Function From The MIddle
Direct download: SIIW_Nov_7.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:18am EST

10/31: Educators as Informed Consumers - Part V of V Editorial: Educators as Informed Consumers: Putting It All Together
Direct download: SIIW_Oct_31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:55am EST

10/24: Reading First: Management Mess is Worse Than One Messed-Up Manager Editorial: Reading First Mess Reveals a Management Failure More than a Manager’s Failings (I and II)

Give-Away: Send us your name, position in the industry, what you like about SIIW • The Podcast, and what you'd like to hear about in the future by November 15, 2006. We'll select a winner at random for the New iPod shuffle. Email: editor@siiwonline.com.


Direct download: SIIW_Podcast_Oct_24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:34am EST

10/17: Educators as Informed Consumers - Part IV of V Editorial: Educator as Informed Consumer: (IV) Will it Work Tomorrow?
Direct download: Oct_17_SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:55am EST

10/10: Two Editorials on Reading First: Our Latest and Our First Editorials: A New Path?: Corporate Culture, Institutional Change, and the Reading First Scandal; and, from July 3, 2005, Dead End or New Path, Slavin’s Charges Lead to a Fork In The Road
Direct download: Oct10SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:14am EST

10/3: Educators as Informed Consumers - Part III of IV Editorial: Educator as Informed Consumer of School Improvement: (III) Should it Work for You?
Direct download: SIIWOct3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:33am EST

9/26: Two Editorials - Educators as Informed Consumers (II) and The Reading First Scandal Editorials: The Educator As Informed Consumer (Part II of IV) "Can it Work?"; and Reading First: A Predictable Failure During Public Education's Market Transition.
Direct download: SIIW_Sept_26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:44am EST

9/19: Educators as Informed Consumers - Part I of IV Editorial: The Educator as Informed Consumer of School Improvement Products and Services (I)
Direct download: Sept_19_SIIW_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

9/12: Expanded Web-Based Service Offerings - Free and Fee Editorial: A New School Year, With New Services, Under a New Umbrella
Direct download: SIIW_Sep_12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:24am EST

9/5: Encore Editorial - It's a Relationships Business Editorial: It's a Relationships Business - For Better or Worse (November 8, 2004)
Direct download: SIIW_Sept_5_Nov_8_2004.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17am EST

8/29: Encore Editorial - About That Encore Editorial: Keeping Up With The Gold Standard (February 23, 2004)
Direct download: SIIW_Aug_28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:07am EST

8/22: Encore Editorial - Political Risk in 2004 (not much has changed since) Editorial: Political Risk, Investment and Political Action (from April 5, 2004
Direct download: SIIW_Aug_23_apr2004.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:38am EST

8/15: Encore Editorial - Moving the Industry to the Center Editorial: "Always Stay In With The Outs"
Direct download: August_15_Apr192004.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:28am EST

8/7: Will Trade Groups Support the School Improvement Industry? Editorial: What School Improvement Providers Might Reasonably Ask of Their Trade Groups
Direct download: SIIW_Aug_9.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:22am EST

8/1: AYP and SBR Bound School Improvement Providers' Market Potential Editorial: If Your Business is School Improvement, NCLB's AYP and SBR Provisions Set Your Playing Field; Guest Perspective: Kati Elliot  - Little Dog in the Big Dog Park? How Small Publishers Can Play Without Getting Bitten; RFP of the Week: Consider the Department of Defense Education Activity.
Direct download: SIIW_Aug_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

7/25: An Industry Balkanized by Seven Trade Groups Editorial: Seven Trade Groups, No Industry Leader; Guest Perspective: CoSN Emerging Technologies Committee on Collaborative Tools; K-12Leads RFP Of The Week: New Superintendent, New Purchases; K-12 Provider Focus: Renaissance Learning July 18 Earnings Call
Direct download: SIIW_July_25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:56pm EST

7/18: Measuring Your Trade Group's Value Editorial: What Are a Trade Group's First Priorities?; Perspective: Phadke on The Online Global Tutor-Student Exchange; RFP of The Week from K-12Leads: Tuscon's Getting Every Requirement It Can Specified Up Front
Direct download: SIIW_July_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17am EST

7/11: Reconsidering Federal Funding for K-12 R&D Editorial: K-12 R&D - The Problem is Incentives, Not Investment; Perspective: Mission Smarts on the Need  to Localize Venture Philanthropy; RFP of The Week: Two New Market Segments - Truancy Reduction and Student Newsletters
Direct download: _SIIW_July_11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17am EST

7/4: Coping With The New Philanthropy Editorial: Philanthropyâ��s Impact on the School Improvement Industry (II): A Coping Strategy; Perspective:  NEKIA's Kohlmoos on Educationâ��s Inconvenient Truth; School Improvement & Youth Education Market's RFP of the Week:  k-2 Math Curriculum Alignment
Direct download: _SIIW_July_4.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:33pm EST

6/27: Philanthropy, The Editorial: Philanthropy's Impact on the School Improvement Industry (I): Context; Perspective: Returns Next Week; RFP of the Week: Atlanta High School Transformation
Direct download: SIIW_June_27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:37am EST

6/20: Entrepreneurial Firms or Textbook Publishers? Editorial: Entrepreneurial Firms,Textbook Publishers and Our Future: Frontline Stories; Perspective: C. Blohm on Interview Etiquette; RFP of the Week: Pre-K R&D Funding
Direct download: SIIW_june_20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:28pm EST

6/12: Do Pearson's Purchases Signal the End of Our Industry's Entrepreneurial Era? Editorial: Entrepreneurial Firms or Textbook Publishers: Who Will Write Our Next Chapter?; Perspective: EIA's Steve Pines On Lessons Learned from their First Legislative Campaign; RFP of the Week: Join a University-District Math/Science Collaboration.
Direct download: SIIWJune13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

6/6: Why School District Size Matters to School Improvement Providers Editorial: Industry Interests and Opportunities in Resizing School Districts; Perspective - Education Capital's Bill Bavin Presents a New Market Map; School Improvement Markets Reports' "RFP of the Week" : Training Arizona Teachers to Train Volunteer Reading and Math Tutors
Direct download: SIIW_june_6.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19pm EST

5/30:  Becoming Part of Federal Policymaking  for k-12 Editorial: NCLB Reauthorization Should Be About Embedding the Industry in Federal Policy; Perspective: KEH's Kati Elliot  - Gaining  the Support of Education Buyers;  School Imporvement Markets Report "RFP of The Week" - A "Ground Floor" Chance to Repurpose Skills for a New Market Segment
Direct download: SIIW_May_30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:32am EST

5/23: Q1 Earnings Reports Explain Industry Risks Editorial: School Improvement Industry Providers' Q1 Earnings Reports Outline Industry-Wide Risks; Perspective: CoSN's Bev White - A District Needs a Cabinet-Level CTO, and a CTO Needs More Than Tech Savvy; School Improvement Markets Report "RFP of The Week":  Professional Scientific Survey for Cobb County - The "Wired" RFP?
Direct download: SIIW_May_23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

5/16: Valuing Teachers as Industry Partners (II)

Editorial: Value-Added, Valuing Teachers, and Corporate Values in School Improvement (II); Perspective: Returns Next Week; School Improvement Markets Report's RFP of the Week: Miami�s Teacher-Centered School Reform Program

Direct download: SIIW_May_16.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:35pm EST

5/9: Valuing Teachers as Industry Partners (I) Editorial: Value-Added, Valuing Teachers, and Corporate Values in School Improvement (I); Perspective: Jason Casarino's Mission Smarts: Go Wide or Go Deep?�A Career Experiment; School Improvement Markets Report's RFP of the Week: State Assessments of Students Under NCLB
Direct download: May9SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:04pm EST

5/3: NCLB as America's Perestroika for K-12 Education Editorial: American Perestrioka (II): Moderate Politicians Neglect the Industry Under NCLB; Perspective: NEKIA CEO Jim Kohlmoos Calls on the School Improvement Industry to Join NEKIA in NCLB  Reauthorization; School Improvement Markets Report's RFP of the Week: Environmental & Conservation Grants
Direct download: SIIW_May_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:41pm EST

4/25: An American Perestroika for Education Reform? Editorial: American Perestroika (I): Moderate Pols, Charter Laws & Marginal EMOs; Perspective: C. Blohm & Associates - "Hi, I'm a Reporter" How to Handle a Media Query; School Improvement Market Reports' RFP of the Week: The Incredible Expanding Product Development Grant
Direct download: April25SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:15am EST

4/18: Know When to Walk Away, Know when to Run Editorial: Industry Leaders, Stay Out of This Fight; Perspective: Education Industry Association's Pines on NCLB-2
Direct download: April18SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01pm EST

4/11: Thinking About ThinkTanks Editorial: Thinking About the Think Tank's Role in the School Improvement Industry; Perspective: Education Capital Group's Bill Bavin - Why Emerging Education Businesses Fail Before They Ever Get Off the Ground
Direct download: SIIWApr_11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

4/4: The Worst Injuries are Self-Inflicted Editorial - The School Improvement Industry�s Worst Injuries are Self-Inflicted; Perspective - KEH's Kati Elliot :Does Your Product Have Life Beyond the Classroom?
Direct download: SIIWApril4.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30pm EST

3/28: In Defense of EMO White Hat Editorial: Claims Against David Brennan and White Hat Management Add Up to... What?, Perspective: CoSN's Krueger on EETT Funding.
Direct download: March28SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

3/21: To the NCLB Commission - Consider the Role of Supply in Leaving No Child Behind Editorial - An Open Letter to the Comission on No Child Left Behind's Co-Chairs; Perspective: Career Launcher's Anirudh Phadke - Online Tutiring: An Idiot's Guide
Direct download: SIIWMarch21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

3/14: A New District Cost Structure Editorial: Unstoppable Force Meets Immovable Object (III): Change the Cost Structure By Shifting Risk; Highlights; Perspective: Mission Smarts - The Mission Paradox - Stay Focused, Within Context
Direct download: SIIWMar14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:01pm EST

3/7 SIIW The Podcast: Understand the District Cost Structure Before Changing It Editorial: Money Talks, Nobody Walks (II), Highlights, Perspective: Bavin on Exit Strategies
Direct download: SIIWMar7.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:54pm EST

2/28 SIIW The Podcast: Money Talks, Nobody Walks The Editorial: GASB 45 Highlights an Unsustainable Cost Structure That Will Compel District Change
Direct download: Feb28SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:27am EST

2/21 SIIW The Podcast: Defending Our Entrepeneurs from the Presumption of Ill Intent Editorial: Presumptions About Industry Entrepreneurs; Highlights, Guest Column: C. Blohm & Associates on Making Publicity Newsworthy
Direct download: SIIWJan24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:53am EST

2/14 SIIW The Podcast: Charter Schools are not a Product Editorial: Product Life Cycle Theory Doesnt Apply to Charter Schools; Weekly Highlights; Guerst Column Former Deputy Education Secretary Gene Hickok for EIA on SES
Direct download: SIIWFeb14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:16pm EST

2/7 SIIW The Podcast: Another Look at Edison's RAND Study Editorial: Another Look at Edison’s RAND Study; Highlights; Executive Insight: Embracing the Power of Fourth Party Logistics for Educational Publishing Success
Direct download: Feb7SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:51pm EST

1/31 SIIW The Podcast: Modern Markets and The School Improvement Industry - Don't Write Off Competition Yet Editorial: Our Market's Political Economy (II); This Week's Highlights; Guest Column: KEH Communications' Elliot on Relating to the Local Education Reporter
Direct download: SIIWJan31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:03pm EST

1/24 SIIW The Podcast:  Modern Markets and the School Improvement Industry - Charters Editorial: Our Markets Political Economy; This Week's Highlights; CoSN's Kaestner on How to Value EdTech Investments
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:39pm EST

1/16 SIIW The Podcast: Reducing Political Risk Editorial: SBR as an Example for Reducing Political Risk, Guest Coumnist Phadke on Simplifying Education for Tutors
Direct download: Jan16SIIW.mp3
Category:blog -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

1/9 SIIW  The Podcast: A Campaign to Reduce Political Risk Editorial: Three Years Left for Institutional Reform to Industry Regulation, SIIW Highlights, Guest Column: Cascarino on Nonprofit Growth with Quality
Direct download: SIIWJan9_copy_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

1/2 SIIW The Podcast: SBR's Gold Standard Editorial - The New Gold Standard (2/23/04)
Direct download: SIIWJan2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Editorial: The School Improvement Industry's Future Runs Through Washington - Our Very First Letter From The Editor of January 12, 2003
Direct download: SIIWDec26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

12/19 SIIW The Podcast: RFP Report Services From the School Improvement Markets Report (12/19) - RFP Reporting Services: What We Do, What to Look for in Our Competition
Direct download: SIIWDec19.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:56pm EST

12/12 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: Our Editorial Values (Encore Presentation from January 17, 2005)
Direct download: Dec13SIIW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:26am EST

12/5 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: Poitical Risk Continued; Guest Column: NEKIA's CEO Jim Kohlmoos on a Tipping Point for Knowledge-Driven Reform
Direct download: SIIWDec5.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:59pm EST

11/28 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: From Firm Risk to Political Risk, Weekly Highlights, Guest Column: eSchoolmall's CEO Andy Flanagan on Technology and the Sales Cycle
Direct download: SIIWNov28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:02pm EST

11/21 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: One Big Tent (text at www.siiwonline.com/BigTent.html), Highlights
Direct download: SIIWNov21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

11/14 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: Our Mental Market Map (the map can be found at www.siiwonline.com/OurMktMap.html), Highlights of the Week, Guest Column: CoSN's Elizabeth Engel on the Cyber Classroom of Tomorrow - in Five Years.
Direct download: SIIWNov14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:29pm EST

11/7 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: Industry Regulation By Adapative Management; November 7 Highlights; Guest Column: Education Capital on the Ideal k-12 Investor
Direct download: SIIWNov7.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

10/31 SIIW The Podcast Editorial - Deconstructing the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations; Highlights from SII Weekly; EIA's Steve Pines on the Providers View of SES Implementation
Direct download: SIIWOct_31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am EST

10/24 SIIW The Podcast Editorial- RAND's Evaluation of Edison: A Miss is as Good as a Mile; SI Weekly Highlights - Everything NAEP, Reading First Conflicts of Interest, Offshoring E-Tutoring, Cascarino on Small Nonprofits' Acting Big
Direct download: SIIWOct24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:22pm EST

10/17 SIIW The Podcast Editorial - The Verge of a Revolution in Education Affairs?: (I) Necessity, What's Inside SIIW This Week, Guest Column - NEKIA�s Kohlmoos on Rebuilding Communities with Knowledge.
Direct download: SIIWOct17.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:25pm EST

10/10 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: School Improvement as the Bleeding Edge of the Textbook Market?, Highlights from SII Weekly
Direct download: SIIWOct10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:16am EST

10/3 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: Conflicts of Interest or Industry Maturity?; Highlights from SII Weekly; Andy Flanagan of eschoolmall on eProcurement; Anirudh Phadke of Career Launcher on Remote Relief
Direct download: SIIW_Oct_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

9/26 SIIW The Podcast Letter from the Editor: Organizing the District (IV) - Reconstruction for Success Under NCLB, Highlights from this week's issue, Guest Column: Keith Krueger and Jon Bernstein on Threats to Federal EdTech Funding.
Direct download: SIIW_The_Podcast_Sep_26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:26am EST

9/19 SIIW The Podcast Letter from The Editor: Organizing the District: (III) Preconditions for Gulf Coast Reconstruction; Highlighhts from SII Weekly; Guest Column: Bill Bavin, on Annual Organization Self-Assessment.
Direct download: SIIW_sept_19.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:54pm EST

9/12 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: A Strategy of Compassion is Called for in Katrina�s Aftermath; 9/12 SII Weekly Highlights; Guest Column: Steve Pines on EIA�s Response to Katrina. Please letr us know about your role in the school imprivement industry and interests in future editorials at editor@siiwonline.com
Direct download: SIIWThePodcastSep_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:20am EST

9/5 SIIW The Podcast Editorial: Organizing the District: (I) Deconstructing & Reconstructing �Success�; September 5 Highlighights; Guest Column: For Nonprofits, Implementation and Branding Go �Hand in Hand� With the New Year; Katrina information: Dept of Ed Fact Sheet (www.ed.gov/news/hurricane/factsheet.html); LA Sec. Ed Picard 9/2 statement (http://www.doe.state.la.us.); EIA relief effort (spines@educationindustry.org); NCEP/CER relief effort (cer@edreform.com or call 1-800-521-2118)
Direct download: SIIWSept5.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:48pm EST

8/29 SIIW The Podcast Encore Editorial: Looking at the School Improvement Marketplace Through a Rose-Colored Spyglass (Parts I-II)
Direct download: Encore_Rose_I-II.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:36pm EST

8/22 SIIW The Podcast Encore Editorial: Department of Education Management of Adequate Yearly Progress (Parts I-II) My Odeo Channel (odeo/ebd078fbd9b3dfc3)
Direct download: SIIW_AYP_Encore.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01am EST

8/15 SIIW The Podcast Encore Editorials: On Industry Fragmentation (Parts I-III)
Direct download: SIIWFragmented.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01am EST

8/8 SIIW The Podcast Encore Editorials: School Improvement: How Long an Emerging Industry? (Parts I-III)
Direct download: Emerging_Industry.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:01am EST

8/1 SIIW The Podcast Rules for Educators Purchasing School Improvement Programs, Weekly Highlights, EIA President Pines on An Ethical Industry. Please let us know what you think about this podcast, why you listen and how we can make it better for you. Five Most Useful Comments by August 19 - Positive or Negative - Will win a free site license to SII Weekly and K12Leads.com - a $1000 value.
Direct download: SIIWAugust1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

7/25 SIIW The Podcast Getting Serious About R&D, SII Weekly Highlights, Outsourcing Tutors, Educator Assessment of Wilson Language Training, Write Us At editor@siiwonline.com
Direct download: SIIWJuly25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:59am EST

7/18 SIIW The Podcast Time to Start Changing an Unfavorable Future Circa 2008, Highlights, A List for Entrepreneurs in Need of Capital, and write me for samples of our new product lineup at editor@siiwonline.com
Direct download: SIIWJuly18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:05pm EST

7/11 SIIW The Podcast The Teachers K-12 Investment Fund (Part III), This Week in SIIW, Special Offer to Podacst Listeners
Direct download: SIIWPodcastJuly11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52am EST

7/4 SIIW The Podcast CMOs Won't Work As EMOs, Joy Won't Fund NonProfit Scale, Slavin Takes On The System
Direct download: July_4_SIIW_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:29pm EST

6/27 SIIW The Podcast Teachers k-12 Investment Fund (II), News Highlights, NEKIA on Knowledge Management
Direct download: SIIW_Podcast_June_27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:20pm EST

6/20 SIIW - The Podacst What if the Teachers Unions Bought the School Improvement Industry?, Highlights of the Week, Most Useful Comment on Scholastic Reading, CoSN Compares Open Source to Proprietary Software Costs
Direct download: June_20_SIIW_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:57pm EST

6/12 SIIW The Podcast SII Weekly's Editorial Approach, Highlights of June 12 Issue, Winner of k12programs.com Best Educator Comment (ipod won every week), Perspective on Selling to School Districts.
Direct download: SIIW_June_12_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:50pm EST

6/6 SIIW  The Podcast AYP Regulation and Adaptive Management PLUS Steve Pines on the Education Industry Association. Visit us at www.siiwonline.com and our sister blog www.k12programs.com/blog - a free service with educator reviews of 150+ school improvement industry providers. We give an ipod mini each week for the best program review by a teacher. Sign on! School Improvement Industry Weekly now just $25/year. Emailed for Monday Morning. Everything Hotlinked to its source. www.siiwonline.com
Direct download: SIIW__June_6_Podacst.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

5/30 SIIW The Podcast Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? (and) An Investor Grades the 2004-2005 School Year
Direct download: SIIW_May_30_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:05pm EST

5/23 SIIW The Podcast Four Disturbing Business Opportunities
Direct download: SIIW_May_23_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:49am EST

5/16 SIIW The Podcast On a Clear Day You Can See the Paradigm (and hear the guest column)
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:06pm EST

5/9 SIIW The Podcast A Systemic Paradigm Built on Institutional Strengths
Direct download: SIIW_May_9_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:47am EST

5/2 SIIW The Podcast Barriers to Venture Investment
Direct download: SIIW_May_2_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

4/25 SIIW The Podcast No Child Left Behind: Civil Rights Trumps States Rights
Direct download: SIIW_April_25_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:38am EST



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