Getting Schooled w/ Abby Hornacek Episodes (25)
What Is Social Security?
This week, Chief Executive Officer of the National Academy of Social Insurance Bill Arnone joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on social security. Bill discusses why social security was established and who is eligible to receive the benefits.
What Is The Department Of Justice?
This week, Fordham Law School professor Jed Shugerman joins Abby in the classroom to explain the role of the Department of Justice. Jed shares why the DOJ was established and the role it plays within the United States government.
Who Was Billie Holiday?
This week, the author of 'With Billie: A New Look at the Unforgettable Lady Day', Julia Blackburn joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the iconic Billie Holiday.
A Black History Month Encore, Who Was Rep. John Lewis?
This week, Abby revisits a lesson with author of the graphic memoir series 'March' Andrew Aydin to discuss the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis.
Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?
This week, author of the NY Times Best-selling series 'Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?' Sherri Smith joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the heroic and valiant Tuskegee Airmen.
What Is The Doomsday Clock?
Astrophysicist Robert Rosner joins Abby in the classroom to explain the Doomsday Clock. Robert reflects on the origins of the Doomsday Clock and how the time is reevaluated at the beginning of every year by members of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.
What Is The Role Of The Speaker Of The House?
This week, Fox News Senior Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the role of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
What Is An Influencer?
This week, the CEO of 'The Outloud Group' Brad Hoos joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the role of Influencers. Plus, Brad reveals why he believes influencers have been able to gain and sustain the trust of their audience.
Who Was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?
This week, author Dr. Randal Maurice Jelks, joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the incomparable Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plus, he reveals how MLK's strong Christian faith was the catalyst for his trailblazing role in the Civil Rights Movement.
What Is Dry January?
This week, life coach and recovery mentor Adam Jablin joins Abby in the classroom to help explain Dry January.
What Did I Learn This Year?
This week, Abby looks back at a few of the year’s lessons from Catfishing, Fast Fashion, and Woodstock 1969 to the notorious Watergate scandal, just to name a few. You do not want to miss this year in review!
A Getting Schooled Holiday Review…What Are The Origins Of Holiday Traditions?
Abby revisits a lesson with Anthropologist and Astronomer, Anthony Aveni on the origins of mainstream holiday traditions. Anthony explains the historical, religious, and cultural influence on some universal holiday traditions.
How Is Christmas Celebrated Across The United States?
This week, Inside Edition National Correspondent and Host of Small Town Christmas on UPTV Megan Alexander joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the magic of a Small Town Christmas.
How Does TikTok Pose A Threat To National Security?
This week, Senior Republican on the Federal Communications Commission Brendan Carr joins Abby in the classroom to help explain how the social media app TikTok poses a threat to United States National Security.
What Is A Patriot Award?
Founders of Metal Art of Wisconsin and designers of the FOX Patriot Award Shane and Justis Henderson join Abby in the classroom to help explain the delicate process of creating the FOX Nation Patriot Award.
What Happened To JFK?
This week, the editor of the 'JFK Facts' blog Jefferson Morley joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the life and ultimately the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
What About Holly?
Fox News Investigative Reporter Cristina Corbin joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the 1981 double murder mystery of a young couple and the newly unearthed details of this horrific crime 40 years later.
What Is The Role Of A Fighter Pilot?
Retired Navy Captain and the author of 'Raven One' Kevin Miller joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the role of fighter pilots.
What Is The World Series?
Co-Host of 'VSiN Big Bets' on the Vegas Sports Information Network Dave Ross joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the World Series.
A Midterm Election Review. What Is Ranked-Choice Voting?
This week Abby revisits a conversation with FOX's Josh Kraushaar for a lesson plan on ranked-choice voting. Plus, why some states have transitioned to a form of voting and how it could influence American elections.
What Were The Salem Witch Trials?
Author and historian Marilynne Roach joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the Salem witch trials and address the many misconceptions and myths that were sparked as a result.
Who Were The Women Of The Civil War?
This week, FOX's Gerri Willis joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on women of the Civil War. Gerri shares the inspiring stories of several women who were undercover soldiers, spies, and military recruiters during the Civil War.
How Do Banks Fail?
Senior Writer for The Wall Street Journal Jon Hilsenrath joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on how banks fail.
What Is The Role Of The Supreme Court?
This week, President of the National Constitution Center Jeff Rosen joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the Supreme Court. Jeff explains why and when SCOTUS was established and the roles of Chief Justice and Associate Justice.
A Women's History Month Encore. Who Are The Women of the Bible?
This week, Abby revisits a lesson with the anchor of FOX News Sunday Shannon Bream to discuss Shannon's book 'The Women Of The Bible Speak' and what we can learn from the courageous and faith-filled stories of the women in the bible.