July 28, 2016
What is a Podcast?
Alex Blumberg interviews Wendy Zukerman, host of Gimlet Media's newest show, Science Vs. Hear how Wendy found her way to Gimlet and enjoy the first half of the latest episode: Science Vs Attachment Parenting.
December 28, 2018
Success Academy 7: The High School
Eva Moskowitz calls Success Academy High school a startup within the startup. And, as at any startup, there’s been a lot of chaos in its first few years. Magic 5, it’s no longer working. The kids are questioning authority. Teachers are leaving. And parents want answers. But this year also marks Success Academy’s first graduating class. We’ll find out if Eva’s grand experiment comes with...
December 21, 2018
Success Academy 6: The Fights
Over the years, Success Academy has faced many existential threats. Eva has had to battle the most powerful man in New York City to fight for space for her schools. She has also had to defend her organization when a controversial video featuring a Success teacher was leaked to the New York Times. Today on the show, we watch Eva battle these setbacks, meeting both with a single-minded def...
December 14, 2018
Success Academy 5: Expectations
It’s no mystery that Success Academy has high expectations — not just for its teachers, but also for its parents and students. Having a high bar is the foundation for Success’ amazing results. But the charter network’s expectations can make life hard for families and kids who don’t quite make the mark. In this episode, we will hear from two families who ran headlong into Success Academy’...