Strange Bedfellows: The Politics of Education and the Future of Reform


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Jeb Bush
John Podesta
Michelle Rhee

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, and former DC Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee discuss solutions to reform the public education system. The panelists emphasize the need to focus on teacher effectiveness and targeting resources in a more effective way because they will have wide-ranging impacts that will lead to sustainable improvements in student achievement.