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Talk Out of School

Wed, Sep 25, 2019 10:00 AM

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Hosts: Leonie Haimson + Carol Burris
Topics:
  • High Stakes Testing and Lead Contamination in NYC Schools -
Synopsis: Catch up on this week's episode where Leonie Haimson talked with NYC Council Member,Mark Treyger, chair of the Education Committee on what we learned from yesterday's Council hearings on excessive high-stakes testing in NYC schools. Then we were joined by Christopher Werth, whose ground breaking WNYC investigations on lead contamination in NYC schools helped lead to a new round of testing and remediation by the NYC Department of Education.
Guests:
  • Council Member Mark Treyger, Chair of the Education Committee -
  • Christopher Werth, Senior Editor for WNYC -
Playlist:
  • School Days by Chuck Berry -
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