Whenever we talk about education, we seem to be discussing what isn’t working — but in this interview, we’re going to flip the script and discuss what is working, and how replicable it might be.
The guest is David Banks; he’s the President and CEO of the Eagle Academy Foundation, and he’s been within the Eagle Academy model since it launched (he was a founding principal). The Eagle Academy for Young Men has emerged as one of the most high-demand models in New York City. Dylan Ratigan, a former MSNBC host, has called their approach “a greedy bastard antidote.”
We conducted a similar interview as to this one back in the early days of the podcast, so check that out too.
Here’s a video interview with Banks, for more context:
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