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Newsmaker Interview Guest:
Frank Edelblut is the Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Education. In his role as commissioner, Edelblut serves on a number of boards, including as a trustee for the University System of New Hampshire. He is a businessman who started his career as a certified public accountant with a large international accounting firm. Edelblut briefly worked as a chief financial officer for a public company, which was sold to a French firm in 2009. He was a Republican candidate for Governor of New Hampshire in 2016. Previously, Edelblut was a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. During his term in the House, he served on the Finance Committee, Special Committee on Pensions and the Child and Family Law Committee. Edelblut attended the University of Rhode Island where he earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – Accounting. He also holds a Masters of Theological Studies from the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.
Commissioner Edelblut tweets at: @NHEdCommr
Commentary of the Week: Jonathan Butcher in the Chicago Sun-Times: “Tired of the teachers strike? Remember that charter schools are an option.”
Tweet of the Week:
Holy shit. I’m the first to figure it out.
I’m nearly certain Elizabeth Warren sent her son to an expensive private school in Austin Texas (Kirby Hall School).
Warren has been trying to cover this up since she fights against school choice.
— Corey A. DeAngelis (@DeAngelisCorey) October 29, 2019
The 74 million: A ‘Disturbing’ Assessment: Sagging Reading Scores, Particularly for Eighth Graders, Headline 2019’s Disappointing NAEP Results
Wall Street Journal: “Denver’s Education Stakes”
NBC News: “How a lawsuit over Detroit schools could have an ‘earth-shattering’ impact”
Next week’s guest is Lindsey Burke, Director of the Center for Education Policy, and Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy, at The Heritage Foundation.
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