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EdFix Podcast

This is EdFix, a podcast about the practice and promise of education. Michael Feuer, host and Dean of GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development, talks with the people who care about what’s needed to improve our schools and colleges. Researchers, practitioners, and policymakers share effective strategies and provocative ideas. And he explores ways to connect their worlds to take on some of education’s most complex issues.

Education is the greatest contributor to ​​our nation's economic and social progress. It requires knowledge, agility, and optimism ​from many sources in order to learn from ​our successes and to address ​what might not be working up to potential. ​From preschool to postsecondary, get your fix with EdFix!

Jan 31, 2020

The GW Center on Education Policy (CEP) is celebrating 25 years as a trusted, independent source for education policy research and analysis. Since its founding, citizens and policy makers at all levels have turned to CEP for nonpartisan, evidence-based information about our system of public education. Maria Ferguson,...


Dec 16, 2019

Dr. Michael Usdan has had a long and distinguished career in education - as a teacher, school board president, university professor, college president, state commissioner of higher education, and institute president. Drawing from many years of experience in K-12 and secondary ed, he shares his thoughts on the advantages...


Nov 26, 2019

What is the real impact of technology and process transformation on American workers? Are we doing enough to prepare the modern workforce at a time of growing inequality and stagnant wage growth? Dr. Mary Kay Vona, Principal in Ernst & Young LLP's People Advisory Services, and Dr. Ellen Scully-Russ, Associate...


Oct 30, 2019

In today’s world of instructional design, there are more tools available than ever before. Educational technology is incorporated across all learning environments, from K-12 and higher education to corporate, government, and military training. So how can teachers design quality instruction using technology to meet a...


Jun 25, 2019

Heterosexual Black women have the 2nd highest rate of HIV infection as a group; however, Black women in college are nearly ignored in the HIV literature. Dr. Delishia Pittman discusses her research on the shared and unique risk factors of this population, whether online dating has increased the risks, and ongoing racial...