Security Clearances & The Learning Mindset (with Sal Khan)


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Stay Tuned: Security Clearances & The Learning Mindset (with Sal Khan)


Sal Khan, the founder and CEO of the non-profit online education platform Khan Academy, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about teaching, parenting, and the learning mindset.



Rod Rosenstein

  • A June 2018 article in the NYT on Rosenstein’s involvement in the firing of FBI director James Comey
  • A September 2018 report in the NYT, “Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment”
  • An October 2018 article from the WSJ, “Rod Rosenstein Defends Mueller Probe as ‘Appropriate and Independent’”
  • A May 2017 report from NPR: “Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation.”

The Mueller Report

  • Barr’s letter summarizing the principal conclusions of the Mueller report, and his second letter updating lawmakers on the process of making the report public
  • An article in the NYT, “Subpoena for Mueller Report and Documents Approved by House Judiciary Committee”

Security clearances

  • An article from the Washington Post on security clearance reversals during the Trump administration
  • The Washington Post reporting on Trump’s decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance
  • Twitter account for Walter Shaub, former Director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics

From the interview

Sal Khan

Mindset and attention spans

  • Carol Dweck’s research on mindset, plus her TedTalk on the subject
  • A literature review on studies concerning attention spans

Wealth inequity

  • Analysis from the Washington Post: “Wealth concentration returning to ‘levels last seen during the Roaring Twenties,’ according to new research”

Standardized testing and schools

  • An article in the NYT on standardized testing, and its future
  • An article in the Atlantic, “Why Doesn’t Public School Start at Birth?”

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