Freakonomics Radio

Stephen J. Dubner and WNYC Studios

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In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.


Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem? (Rebroadcast)

January 28th, 2016

Episode 269 of 308 episodes

If U.S. schoolteachers are indeed "just a little bit below average," it's not really their fault. So what should be done about it?

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