Former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., talks about the progress of education reform in America, why schools need higher academic standards and the importance of differentiated pay. Bush comments on the situation in Chicago and calls the education reform in that state “abysmal” compared to others.
CEO of StudentsFirst Michelle Rhee, Former NYC Schools Chancellor Joel Klein, and Vanessa Bush Ford of the Urban Family Engagement Network discuss the latest in education reform and what is actually working. Plus, a conversation about "Won't Back Down," with actress Viola Davis.
The new movie “Won’t Back Down,” which focuses on public education and teachers unions, is being screened at the DNC, and it was also screened during the RNC. Michelle Rhee, CEO & Founder of Students First discusses the need for parent involvement in education reform and President Obama’s education
People walk past a closed elementary school while teachers attend a demonstration to protest against the government's education reform in Nice February 12, 2013. The government's proposal would extend the school week from 4 to 4.5 days and would go into effect in September. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FR