Best of The Dropout Nation Podcast: Beyond No Child Left Behind

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Summary: ( As your editor recovers from a long weekend of yard work -- and prepares for Dropout Nation's upcoming Virtual Panel on Parent Power ( -- listen to this Best of the Dropout Nation ( Podcast from last October on what reformers must do amid the Obama Administration ('s evisceration of the No Child Left Behind Act ( and its powerful accountability provisions. The scale-back of federal education policy offers opportunities for reformers to use grassroots activism and political savvy — especially learning from the Freedom Rides ( and 20th-century political mastermind Wayne Wheeler ( –  in sustaining a decade of gains in overhauling American public education. You can listen ( to the Podcast at RiShawn Biddle’s radio page or download ( directly to your iPod, Zune, MP3 player, smartphone, Nook Color or Kindle Fire. Also, subscribe ( to the podcast series. It is also available on iTunes (, Blubrry (, Zune Marketplace, ( Stitcher ( (for those of us using our Androids and iPhones), and PodBean ( Also download to your phone with BlackBerry podcast software, Google Reader, BeyondPod, DoggCatcher and other mobile software. A new Dropout Nation Podcast ( comes out later this week.