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Unequal education

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Alternate title:Listening to America with Bill Moyers : unequal education
Listening to America : unequal education
Failing our children
Summary:The first part of the show illustrates the average day in the life of two New York City junior high school students; one attends a school in a middle class neighborhood, the other, a school in a very poor section. The second part of the show comprises a discussion between Jonathan Kozol and John Chubb on school vouchers, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson commenting on the 1992 Presidential candidates views on education.
Episode from the television program: Listening to America with Bill Moyers, which first aired in 1992.
Contributor:Camp, Joseph
Morris, Robert
Moyers, Bill D
Jenkins, Carolie
Kozol, Jonathan
Chubb, John E
Jamieson, Kathleen Hall
Provider:Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:Public schools United States
Urban schools United States
Children with social disabilities Education United States
Education Political aspects United States
Presidents United States Election 1992
Presidential candidates United States
Educational vouchers United States
Education United States
Credits:Host, Bill Moyers. Narrator, Carolie Jenkins. Discussion with: Jonathan Kozol, author of Savage inequalities, John Chubb, co-author of Politics, markets and American schools, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Dean of the Annenberg School of Communication.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Education
Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Education
Government, Law, Politics
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