Education Next’s Paul Peterson and Chester E. Finn, Jr. talk this week (October 14) about education politics in Washington, D.C., where Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee recently fired 229 teachers.
For more on this topic, see “D.C.’s Braveheart,” by June Kronholz in the Winter 2010 issue of Education Next.
Peterson and Finn’s previous podcasts:
Charter Schools, Unions, and Linking Teachers with Student Achievement Data
What Congress Is Not Working On
Charter Schools Narrow Achievement Gaps in New York City
Will the Federal Role in Education Double?