Vouchers and Charter Schools

Sean Cavanagh, Education Week assistant editor for charter schools, school choice, and parent engagement, spoke via Skype about the pros… read more

Sean Cavanagh, Education Week assistant editor for charter schools, school choice, and parent engagement, spoke via Skype about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications from viewers who had also just seen a speech on school choice and accountability by Northwestern University Professor David Figlio at the University of Florida. Video clips were shown of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) speaking about charter schools in his 2013 state of the state address and former District of Columbia Chancellor Michelle Rhee speaking speaking at the Hudson Union Society in New York City. close

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

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 21, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2013

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  • Feb 21, 2013 | 8:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 2013 | 1:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 2013 | 3:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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