Category Archives: TV and Radio

New Truth For America podcast episode: How TFA network to make $$

Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Episode 18 featured Lynn Davenport, a Dallas public school parent. She discusses her research on no-bid contracts, social impact bonds, and how Teach

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Bernie is Back for 2020! Will he win?: JVH on JCS Show

Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and John C Scott discuss the return of Bernie Sanders. Will he win in 2020? What the implications of his candidacy for the nation’s political discourse? For more conversation in the media click here. For more political punditry click here. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Check out and

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Devos Confirmed. Now what?

Julian Vasquez Heilig joins Southern Arizona talk show host John C. Scott on KEVT, 1210 AM. We talked about the implications of the confirmation of Besty Devos as US Secretary of Education on K-12 and higher education. For more on Betsy Devos click here. Check out and follow my YouTube channel here. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this

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Will Trump and DeVos cripple education?

The president-elect’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education has no experience in public education. From all appearances, she seeks to use her philanthropy to destroy public schools. The Senate “HELP” (Health, Education, Labor & Pensions) Committee on examines her (lack of) qualification on January 11. Tens of thousands of citizens, including educators of many backgrounds, have already contacted the Senate

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Talking school choice research and history plus NAACP stance on charters

Julian Vasquez Heilig joins the Rick Smith Show to discuss school choice research and recent development in the civil rights community calling for a moratorium on charter schools. Please check out and follow my YouTube channel here. For more on what’s going wrong with charters click here. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Want to

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Why do billionaires spend millions on school boards?

Why do billionaires spend millions on school boards? Julian Vasquez Heilig speaks with Kitty Kelly Epstein on KPFA’s Education Today radio show (10/28/16) about why billionaire corporate education “reformers” are spending millions of dollars on school board races in Oakland and across the United States.   Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Want to

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