education

Collier County School Board Candidates: Meet Louise Penta

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, we meet and get to know candidate for Collier County School Board in District 2, Louise Penta. The BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the importance of private property to both markets and freedom. We also visit with local author ... Read More »

Highlights of Black Entrepreneurship

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss current world affairs including developments in the Middle East, Ukraine, North Korea, and the United States with author and historian Marc Schulman. Local businessman and political activist, David Bolduc, and I discuss the Strategic Planning Process for the Collier County School System. We also discuss ... Read More »

The Political Climate in America’s Colleges and Universities

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh and I discuss the impact on students of “high-stakes testing” in Florida schools. The BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the current political climate in America’s colleges and universities. We also visit ... Read More »

The Allure of Socialism for the Young

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Keith Flaugh and I discuss of few of the alternatives to traditional public school for parents and their children. BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the allure of Socialism for young people. We also ... Read More »

How Not to Choose a Mate

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss the upcoming primaries and the candidates with author and Contributing Editor to Barron’s in Washington D.C. Jim McTague. We discuss the last week of the current legislative session and the final state budget with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We continue our discussion about the tools and ... Read More »

Obama Visits Cuba

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we discuss state legislation on education in the last session with the Director of the Center for Education Options at the James Madison Institute Bill Mattox. We discuss current world affairs including the President’s visit to Cuba with author and historian Marc Schulman. Local businessman and political ... Read More »

Americans for Prosperity and the Legislative Process

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Pastor Rick Stevens and I discuss the non-partisan forums planned to inform citizens on the Paradise Coast about School Board and State Legislative candidates. BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss Joseph Schumpeter’s concept of ... Read More »

Helping Orphans in Tanzania

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Monday’s show, we visit with Dr. Susan Wilson about the Tumaini Fund and her work to clothe, shelter, feed and educate orphans in Tanzania. We discuss terror attacks around the world, the German elections, and U.S. presidential primaries with author and historian Marc Schulman. Local businessman and political activist, ... Read More »

Common Core and Public Education in Florida

Thanks so much for listening to The Bob Harden Show. On Friday’s show, co-founder of the Florida Citizens’ Alliance Pastor Rick Stevens and I discuss Common Core and the problems it creates in education in Florida and Collier County schools. BB&T Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise at FGCU Bradley Hobbs and I discuss the great economist F. A. Hayek and ... Read More »

Measuring Success in the Collier County School District

Thanks for listening to the Bob Harden Show. On Tuesday’s show, we discuss strategic planning and the Superintendent’s evaluation process with Collier County School Board member Erika Donalds. We discuss the last week of the current legislative session and the budget reconciliation process with our State Representative Kathleen Passidomo. We review the positive aspects of anger with the Founder of ... Read More »