Book Discussion on Education Myths

Jay Greene talked about his book Education Myths: What Special-Interest Groups Want You to Believe About Our Schools -- and Why It… read more

Jay Greene talked about his book Education Myths: What Special-Interest Groups Want You to Believe About Our Schools -- and Why It Isn’t So, published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. He argued that special interest groups are dominating public education. In his book he examined eighteen beliefs about American education that he found to be false, e.g. that schools need more money, that poor and immigrant children can’t do as well as other kids, and that school vouchers aren’t effective. Following his remarks, Mr. Greene responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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  • Badillo, Herman Chairman (Former) City University of New York->Board of Trustees
  • Greene, Jay P. Senior Fellow Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
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Book Discussion on Education Myths

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 24, 2005
Last Aired:
Nov 7, 2005

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  • Sep 24, 2005 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 25, 2005 | 5:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2005 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 07, 2005 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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