With school bells ringing all over the country we asked the newest member of AEI’s education team, Michael McShane, to sit down with us this week on the podcast. We discuss Mike’s first thoughts on AEI and how his first TV appearance went. Mike also talks with us about a controversial new measure a Connecticut is taking to try and get kids to stay in school. We also move into the political sphere discuss both of the candidates for president and how their education records stack up and we cajole Mike into grading each. Finally we discuss Mike’s new book with is available for purchase today!