The Dropout Nation Midweek Monitor: Scott Walker, Teachers’ Union Popularity, and School Choice Debate in North Carolina
Summary: On this week's Midweek Monitor, RiShawn Biddle chats about the lessons for school reformers from Scott Walker's victory over NEA and AFT affiliates seeking his recall; looks at the implications of Education Next's recent poll on teachers' union popularity; and considers the discussions over expanding choice in the Tarheel State. Watch the Midweek Monitor (http://dropoutnation.net/category/dropout-nation-midweek-monitor/)on the site or download (http://rishawnbiddle.org/RRB/media/video/dn_midweek_06062012.mp4). You can also subscribe (http://dropoutnation.net/feed/midweekmonitor/)to this series and to the overall Dropout Nation Podcast series. It is also available on iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=348527760), Blubrry (http://www.blubrry.com/dropoutnation/), Zune Marketplace (http://social.zune.net/podcast/Dropout-Nation/6900e8e7-4e46-45be-a456-570be181ffcf) and PodBean (http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=75459). Also download to your phone with BlackBerry podcast software, Google Reader, BeyondPod, DoggCatcher and other mobile software.