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When Your Homework Is Restoring The American Dream
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When Your Homework Is Restoring The American Dream

Michele and Igor chat with former U.S. Secretary of Education and President and CEO of The Education Trust John B. King Jr. to discuss our public school systems, school choice, and the racial dynamics still prevalent in education today.

Authors

  • Michele L. Jawando
  • Igor Volsky
  • Sally Tucker
  • Rachel Rosen

As millions of American children head back to school, Michele and Igor chat with John B. King Jr., former U.S. secretary of education and president and CEO of The Education Trust, to discuss our public school systems, school choice, and the racial dynamics that are still prevalent in education today. They also get him to grade his replacement, Secretary Betsy DeVos.

Show notes:

Learn more about the podcast here.

Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.

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Authors

Michele L. Jawando

Vice President

Igor Volsky

Vice President

Sally Tucker

Broadcast Coordinator

Rachel Rosen

Senior Director, Broadcast Communications

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