This week on JobMakers, host Denzil Mohammed talks with Sandro Catanzaro, who started several businesses in his native Peru but had no idea he’d end up helping NASA go to Mars, or that he’d use that same technology to plan and buy video ad campaigns. Now Head of Publisher Services Strategy for Roku, which acquired the company he founded, dataxu, in 2019, Mr. Catanzaro is an emblem of ingenuity and inventiveness. His demand-side platform, device graph technology and analytics platform help accelerate Roku’s ad tech roadmap and ability to serve a wide array of advertisers. But he’s not done yet!
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00Editorial Staffhttps://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.pngEditorial Staff2021-04-08 11:48:102021-04-08 11:48:10Sandro Catanzaro Takes His American Dream to Mars and Back
On the heels of a $3.8 million settlement for private school students with disabilities in Massachusetts for the state’s failure to comply with provisions of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that require provision of equitable, publicly funded special education services to students in private schools, a Pioneer Institute study finds that two states and three school districts around the country for which data are available also appear to be out of compliance.
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00Editorial Staffhttps://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.pngEditorial Staff2021-04-08 05:05:332021-04-08 05:09:38Study: Systemic Failure in IDEA Implementation for Private School Students with Disabilities in Additional States
This week on “The Learning Curve,” Gerard and Cara talk with Professor Bettany Hughes, award-winning historian, BBC broadcaster, and author of the best-selling books Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore; The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens, and the Search for the Good Life; and Venus and Aphrodite: History of a Goddess. Prof. Hughes shares insights from her most recent book about the ancient deity known as Venus to Romans and Aphrodite to the Greeks, and her impact on our understanding of the mythology and history of beauty, romance, and passion.
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00Editorial Staffhttps://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.pngEditorial Staff2021-04-07 11:36:002021-04-07 11:36:00BBC Classics Prof. Bettany Hughes on Athenian Democracy, Socrates, & the Goddess Aphrodite
The state constitutional amendment proposed by the Service Employees International Union and the Massachusetts Teachers Association to add a 4 percent surtax to all annual income above $1 million purports to use cost-of-living-based bracket adjustments as a safeguard that will ensure only millionaires will pay. But historic income growth trends suggest that bracket creep will cause many non-millionaires to be subject to the surtax over time, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.
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00Editorial Staffhttps://pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logo_440x96.pngEditorial Staff2021-04-07 05:47:152021-04-07 05:47:15Study: Graduated Income Tax Proposal Fails to Protect Taxpayers from Bracket Creep
Host Joe Selvaggi talks with surgeon and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Marty Makary about the healthcare reform themes in The Price We Pay, the 2020 Business Book of the Year. The discussion covers the value of price transparency, provider accountability, and performance information to drive better medical outcomes and improve doctor and patient satisfaction.