Problems With Political Polling, Bolder Approach to Education
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 836
- Mar 25, 2016 4:00 pm
- 2:22:19 mins
Political Polling (14:21) Dr. Cliff Zukin, is a Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at the Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy and at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University and an expert in public opinion, mass media & American politics, survey research, and research methods. Today Dr. Zukin discuss with Dr. Townsend the problems with political polling. Broader Bolder Approach to Education (1:08:53) Dr. Elaine Weiss is the National Coordinator for the Broader Bolder Approach to Education (BBA). Last year the Washington Post published an article that revealed that an analysis of 2013 Federal Data revealed that for the first time in over 50 years the majority of U.S. public school students came from low-income families. What is being done to help out these students? How is the poverty at home affecting students’ abilities to succeed in school? These are tough questions and they are being asked and addressed by The Broader, Bolder Approach to Education national campaign. Dr. Elaine Weiss discuss these questions and explains the goals of the BBA campaign. Batman v Superman, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (1:49:12) Rod Gustafson from Parent Previews joins the show to review the new movies Batman v Superman, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. Meet the Producers: The Truth in Online Quizzes (1:57:22) Student producers Kaylee Daines and Lizz Miller share some interesting online polls and try to discover what kind of cookie best describes or what type of Disney princess best describes Dr. Townsend.