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Reality Check with Jeanne Allen

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Episode 28: Steve Klinsky

Steve Klinsky, investor, active philanthropist and long-time education reformer, sits down on this week's "Reality Check."

Episode 27: Beth Anderson

Anderson is the CEO of the successful and continually innovative Phoenix Charter Academy Network.

Episode 22: Colin Sharkey

Big changes are likely on the way for teachers, teachers’ unions and potentially for no less than the entire model of US education.

Episode 20: Darla Romfo

Darla Romfo, president and COO of the Children’s Scholarship Fund, joins Jeanne Allen on Reality Check to discuss scholarships in education.

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World

Trump’s Disgraceful Press Conference in Helsinki

On Monday, President Trump gave a deeply disgraceful press conference with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin. The presser began with Trump announcing that although the Russia–U.S. relationship has “never been worse than it is now,” all of that “changed as of about four hours ago.” It was downhill from ... Read More
Culture

Questions for Al Franken

1)Al, as you were posting on social media a list of proposed questions for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, did it occur to you that your opinion on the matter is no more relevant than Harvey Weinstein’s? 2) Al, is it appropriate for a disgraced former U.S. senator to use the Twitter cognomen “U.S. ... Read More
White House

The President’s Do-Over

I agree with Jonah on all counts: On net, President Trump’s do-over of his Helsinki remarks is a good thing; regrettably, it is not sincere; and while I hope the revised version is the one he sticks to, I don’t have confidence that will be the case -- as posited in my column Tuesday on the folly of having the ... Read More
National Security & Defense

Trump’s Helsinki Discord

Donald Trump is not, and never will be, the Moscow correspondent for The Nation magazine, and he shouldn’t sound like it. The left-wing publication is prone to extend sympathetic understanding to adversaries of the United States and find some reason, any reason, to blame ourselves for their external ... Read More