We Need an Educational Revolution in America with Jill Simonian

In this episode, PragerU CEO Marissa Streit finds herself on the other side of an interview with Jill Simonian of PragerU Kids. They discuss Marissa’s educational philosophy based on 20 years of experience, as well as the root of the problems in the American school system.

00:00 - Welcome to Real Talk

01:29 - The Major Flaw in U.S. Education

03:42 - Two Competing Theories of Education

06:12 - Child-Centered Education Approach Is Failing

08:29 - American Kids Need Cultural Literacy

12:30 - Knowledge-Based Education Allows for Better Learning

16:10 - Why Are the Classics Still Important?

19:00 - Should There Be a Standardized Curriculum?

22:30 - Hijacked Education Has Put the Nation at Risk

26:35 - What Can Parents Do to Regain Control in Education?

30:18 - Do Standards in Education Matter?

32:10 - Are We in the Middle of an Educational Revolution?

34:47 - Parents Have an Obligation to Support What Is Happening in Schools

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