African-Americans and Education

A panel discussion was held on meeting educational challenges for African Americans in the 21st century, and the significance of President… read more

A panel discussion was held on meeting educational challenges for African Americans in the 21st century, and the significance of President Obama. Panelists talked about what they would tell the President to refresh education and what his top priorities should be. Topics early childhood education, funding, the meaning of “school choice,” teacher performance incentives, and the financial markets crisis. Charles Ogletree moderated. 

“Refresh Education” was part of the “Refresh the World” Symposium presented by Spike Lee, Howard University, and PepsiCo in Cramton Auditorium of Howard University on Martin Luther King Day in celebration of the inauguration of Barack Obama. close

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

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Program ID:
283447-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2009

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  • Jan 19, 2009 | 9:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 20, 2009 | 1:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 20, 2009 | 6:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2009 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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