Philanthropy and Education

Rehema Ellis moderated a discussion about how best to help young people. Topics included the failures of public schools, the changing… read more

Rehema Ellis moderated a discussion about how best to help young people. Topics included the failures of public schools, the changing face of the country, immigration, affirmative action, No Child Left Behind, and the best ways philanthropists can invest in education. Sherry Lansing asked from the audience about how success is measured for merit pay for teachers, and recruiting retired people as teachers.

Michael Milken served a prison term after making a fortune selling “junk bonds.” Justice Alan C. Page is a member of the NFL Hall of Fame. They are both active in education philanthropy. 

“Philanthropy and Education” was a program of the Slate 60 Conference on Innovative Philanthropy, which was co-sponsored by Slate Magazine, The William J. Clinton Foundation and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service and held at the Clinton Presidential Library. close

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

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Forum
Location:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2007
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 2007

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  • Nov 24, 2007 | 10:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 2007 | 1:07am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 2007 | 10:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 29, 2007 | 2:34pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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