Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?

October 27, 2015 – Segment 1Screen Shot 2015-10-26 at 7.59.27 PM

Our show begins with an  interview with former Washington Post reporter Dale Russakoff about her book The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools. The Prize, Russakoff’s first book, is a behind-the-scenes account of Newark, New Jersey’s attempt to right its failing public schools. Russakoff spent twenty-eight years as a reporter for the Washington Post, covering issues of politics, education, and social policy.