Aug
29
2014

Brian Jones on Teacher Tenure, Nikole Hannah-Jones on School Segregation

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public-schools1This week on CounterSpin: A special back to school episode, with two interviews from this year that get at some of the thorniest issues around public education: The politics of teacher tenure and the de facto segregation of American schools. Our guests are  writer and activist Brian Jones and Nikole Hannah-Jones of ProPublica.

LINKS:

--Protections of Teacher Tenure Do Not Hurt Students, by Brian Jones (New York Times: Room for Debate, 6/12/14)

--Segregation Now: The Resegregation of America's Schools," by Nikole Hannah-Jones (ProPublica, 4/16/14)