Friday, February 12, 2010

Video :: DEMOCRACY NOW INTERVIEW WITH GARY ORFIELD “Charter Schools: Political Success is a Civil Rights Failure” + Roundtable Discussion on Charters in NYC

INTERVIEW ON DEMOCRACY NOW by Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez:


Gary Orfield, co-director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA (Feb 11 2010) talks about new Study, titled "Charter Schools' Political Success is a Civil Rights Failure" http://www.civilrightsproject.ucla.ed...


Roundtable: Do Charter Schools Worsen Inequality of Two-Tiered Education System, or Help Address It?


Democracy Now hosts a roundtable discussion on charter schools and the controversial closing of nineteen New York City public schools with New York State Senator Bill Perkins, one of the most vocal state lawmakers against lifting the cap on charter schools in New York; Seth Andrew, superintendent and founder of the Democracy Prep charter school in Harlem; Daniel Clark, Sr., the field director of advocacy group Parent Power Now!; and Leonie Haimson, executive director of Class Size Matters.  

Online Video and transcript|

Category:  Education


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