Sam Chaltain
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Sam Chaltain

Sam Chaltain is an educator and First Amendment activist. He is the National Director of the Forum for Education and Democracy -- a DC-based education think tank -- and the founding director of the Five Freedoms Project, a national organization that equips local educators with the leadership development, coaching and support they need to address two of America’s greatest challenges – improving the performance of our public schools, and strengthening the quality of our civic discourse. Wikipedia*

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Sam Chaltain has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 386 views per program.

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National Director, Forum for Education and Democracy - c. January 1, 2010 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Our School</em>

    Our School

    Sam Chaltain talked about his book, Our School: Searching for Community in the Era of Choice, in which he looks at the issue…

  • <em>We Must Not Be Afraid to Be Free</em>

    We Must Not Be Afraid to Be Free

    Ronald Collins and Sam Chaltain talked about their book,We Must Not Be Afraid to Be Free: Stories of Free Expression in America (Oxford…

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