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Newt Gingrich Interview With Politico's Allen

CJ Westerberg, May 18, 2010 8:03 AM


 Gingrich's New Book: 
"To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular Socialist Machine"

 "Solving Our Education Crisis" Chapter Discussed
With Politico's Chief White House Correspondent Mike Allen
Videos Below

Clip #1 - Newt's Education Revolution.  Gingrich addresses circumventing teacher union, teacher college and bureaucratic power, the case for allowing citizen "experts" to teach part-time, Pell grants for K-12, and an "open-ended charter school system."

Clip #2 - Newt grades President Obama on education.  Discussion includes Race To The Top, Arne Duncan.

Clip #3 - Gingrich "Earning by Learning" program: paying kids to learn.  Proposes competition between teachers and schools to accelerate learning, high school graduation, and putting kids to work earlier.  Discusses life-long learning.

Clip #4 - Gingrich on "brain science" and technology.  Discusses Kindle, iPod, Ipad vs. textbooks, on-line courses from MIT and Duke, on-demand 24/7 learning, social media.

For full transcript and link to Politico.  Videos Below.

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