School Reform: Politics and the Movies
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An advocate of the President's Race to the Top has lost her job in the City of Washington. What's the impact on school reform based on teacher accountability? Also, a dispiriting draw in the Nevada Senate debate.
Banner image: District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee pauses during a news conference October 13, 2010 at Mayflower Hotel in Washington, Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images
A Dispiriting Draw in Nevada Senate Debate ()
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada is one of the powerful Democrats in trouble for re-election. Last night's debate with Republican Sharron Angle was much anticipated. Among the issues debated was the stability of social security. Dan Balz writes about politics for the Washington Post.
- Dan Balz: National Political Correspondent, Washington Post
Does Rhee's Departure Signal End to Teacher-Centered Ed Reform? ()
- Alex Wagner: White House Correspondent, Politics Daily
- Mary Filardo: Executive Director, 21st Century School Fund
- Kate Walsh: President, National Council on Teacher Quality
- Patrick Welsh: English Teacher, T.C. Williams High School
- Davis Guggenheim: Director and Co-Writer, 'Waiting for Superman'
- John Powell: Executive Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
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