After Words with Rod Paige

Former Secretary of Education Rod Paige talked about his book The War Against Hope: How Teachers' Unions Hurt Children, Hinder Teachers,… read more

Former Secretary of Education Rod Paige talked about his book The War Against Hope: How Teachers' Unions Hurt Children, Hinder Teachers, and Endanger Public Education, published by Thomas Nelson. In the book, former Secretary Paige argues that teachers' unions have too much power and are blocking needed reforms in the nation’s educational system. The guest interviewer was Kathy Kiely, Washington correspondent for USA Today.

Rod Paige was secretary of Education from 2001 to 2005. After leaving the Bush administration, he co-founded the Chartwell Education Group, an educational consulting firm. Earlier in his career he was dean of the College of Education at Texas Southern University and superintendent of the Houston Independent School District. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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After Words with Rod Paige

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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2007
Last Aired:
Jan 10, 2008

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  • May 19, 2007 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2007 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2007 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2007 | 7:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 2007 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2008 | 6:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 2008 | 2:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
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