Book Discussion on A Chance to Make History

Wendy Kopp talked about her book A Chance to Make History: What Works and What Doesn’t in Providing an Excellent Education for Allread more

Wendy Kopp talked about her book A Chance to Make History: What Works and What Doesn’t in Providing an Excellent Education for All (PublicAffairs, 2011). In her book the founder of Teach for America recounts the creation of the organization in 1990 and its goal to diminish educational inequality. Ms. Kopp reports on the over 25,000 teachers that have taught in low-income areas with Teach for America and presents her thoughts on the current state of education policy in the United States. Wendy Kopp discussed her book with author and New Yorker staff writer, Malcolm Gladwell. She also responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. Paul Holdengraber moderated.

“"Teach For America” Revolution: A Catalyst for Education Reform?" was part of the LIVE from the NYPL series at the Celeste Bartos Forum of The New York Public Library. close

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Book Discussion on A Chance to Make History

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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 26, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 2011

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  • Feb 26, 2011 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 28, 2011 | 1:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2011 | 10:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2011 | 6:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 02, 2011 | 12:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 28, 2011 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2011 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2011 | 6:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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