Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Debate over School Choice

The Issue of School Choice

Frederick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, and Pedro Noguera, dean of the school of education at the University of Southern California, discussed the arguments for an against school choice programs including charter schools, vouchers, and education savings accounts.

Description

Frederick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, and Pedro Noguera, dean of the school of education at the University of Southern California, discussed the arguments for an against school choice programs including charter schools, vouchers, and education savings accounts.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What does Rick Hess say are the benefits of school choice programs?
  • According to Rick Hess, how do these school choice programs address inequities?
  • What does Rick Hess say are the benefits of school choice programs in solving problems in the education system?
  • What is meant by affluent parents always having school choice?
  • According to Pedro Noguera, how have current school choice program increased inequities?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Bureaucracy
    • Charter Schools
    • Education Savings Accounts
    • Exacerbate
    • Inequities
    • Learning Pod
    • Private School
    • School Choice
    • Vouchers

    Topics

    Education

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity