What We’re Watching – Celebrating National School Choice Week


Tim Anaya – Celebrating National School Choice Week

This week, we’re celebrating National School Choice Week, and the power of school choice to meeting the individual needs of students.  Whether a student is attending a public, private, charter, or religious school or is homeschooled, only through school choice can the diverse needs of students be truly met.  Life Learning Academy exemplifies the power of school choice – helping students to overcome incredible diversity and get on track to a bright future.  When you watch PRI’s recent mini-documentary on Life Learning Academy, your eyes will be opened to the power of school choice.

Evan Harris – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Joins the Commonwealth Club of California – Evan Harris

Sec. Mike Pompeo sat down with Carl Guardino, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group on Monday, Jan. 13 at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. Secretary Pompeo discussed the threats to American intellectual property rights from China, the pending phase one trade deal, the role of big tech companies, and more.

Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State

Michael R. Pompeo, 70th U.S. Secretary of StateIn Conversation with Carl Guardino, CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership GroupSecretary Mike Pompeo was sworn in on April 26, 2018. He previously served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January 2017 to April 2018. Mr. Pompeo graduated first in his class at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1986 and served as a cavalry officer patrolling the Iron Curtain before the fall of the Berlin Wall. He also served with the 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry in the U.S. Army’s Fourth Infantry Division. After leaving active duty, Secretary Pompeo graduated from Harvard Law School, having been an editor of the Harvard Law Review.Here's a rare chance to hear from Secretary Pompeo about current foreign policy challenges and issues of economic security.

Posted by Commonwealth Club of California on Monday, January 13, 2020

Kerry Jackson – How Construction Projects Broke Through Government Regulations A Century Ago

Great video of skyscraper construction in New York City almost 100 years ago. It was a different world then. Makes one wonder how we can get anything done in “modern” America, where workers are bound by strict job-site rules, and government regulations choke bold projects.

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