Why Democrats Support Charter Schools

A panel of Democrats talked about supporting charter schools as a method of improving education for children despite the political influence of… read more

A panel of Democrats talked about supporting charter schools as a method of improving education for children despite the political influence of teachers unions. Andrea Silbert moderated.

Joe Williams is the author of Cheating Our Kids: How Politics and Greed Ruin Education, published by PalgraveMacmillan. Kevin Chavous, former member of the Council of the District of Columbia and chair of the Council’s Committee on Education, Libraries and Recreation, is the author of Serving Our Children: Charter Schools and the Reform of American Public Education, published by Capital Books, Inc. Andrea Silbert was a candidate for the 2006 Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. close

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  • Sam Hoyt Assemblymember New York State Assembly
  • Marc Kenen Executive Director Massachusetts Charter Public School Assn.
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Why Democrats Support Charter Schools

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Program ID:
202905-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2007 | 1:09am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 04, 2008 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 29, 2007 | 1:09am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 2007 | 6:09am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 04, 2008 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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