joel klein

joel klein

Joel Klein on Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools

3d ago
SOURCE  

Description

During his eight-year term as New York City schools chancellor, Joel Klein presided over some of the nation’s most promising education reforms. One hundred charter schools opened on Klein’s watch (including KIPP and Uncommon Schools). In all, more than 600 new schools opened, many of them small and distinctive. Many school principals gained greater authority as well as accountability. Many students acquired more choices. And many teachers earned substantially higher salaries. How well is it working? What does Joel Klein view as his most important accomplishments and durable legacies? Where did he not succeed? And what lessons can the next era of education reform learn from him? On Monday, December 8, from 12-1:30 EDT, the Hoover Institution in Washington will host a conversation featuring Joel Klein, Chester Finn, Hoover Institution senior fellow and Fordham Institute distinguished senior fellow and president emeritus, and Robert Pondiscio, Fordham Institute senior fellow and vice president for external affairs, discussing Klein's latest book, Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools.