Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten
Randi Weingarten talked about key issues in education. Her American Federation of Teachers organization is one of the nation’s… read more
Randi Weingarten talked about key issues in education. Her American Federation of Teachers organization is one of the nation’s largest teachers unions. Topics included the common core standards initiative that outlines what kindergarten through 12th grade students should know in English and math, the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) test, standardized testing, and other issues. The 2012 PISA test results showed American students below average in math compared with other nations. After the interview, the reporters in the studio discussed her responses with the host.
Ms. Weingarten participated by video link from New York City. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Klein, Alyson Staff Writer Education Week Magazine
- Weingarten, Randi President American Federation of Teachers
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