No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap

The co-authors discussed their book, No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning, published by Simon and Schuster. The book examines the… read more

The co-authors discussed their book, No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning, published by Simon and Schuster. The book examines the impact of Title I, Head Start, and other education programs and reforms on minority achievement. According to the authors, many conventional solutions for improving schools, including increasing funding and decreasing class size, are ineffective. They suggested alternative solutions such as the No Child Left Behind program, standards-based testing, and charter schools. After their presentation they answered audience members' questions. close

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No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap

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Program ID:
178732-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 01, 2003 | 5:36pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 02, 2003 | 9:29am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 01, 2003 | 5:36pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2003 | 9:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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