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Academic Conversation (Revised)

Academic Conversation (Revised)

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 Academic Conversation
Character List:
Sarah
 
Reckhow:
Author of 
Follow the Money How foundation Dollars Change PublicSchool Politics
. She is highly devoted in the interest of urban politics, educationpolicy, policy reform, and racial and ethnic politics.
 Arthur Wise:
Author of 
Rich Schools Poor School The Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity.
Michael Hill:
Author of 
High School Sports Schedule Shaved to Save Money.
 
Wes Platt:
Author of 
State of our Schools.
 
Mike Wilder:
Writer of “
School system set to spend on technology, buildings
.” An
example of the benefits of federal tax dollars spent in the best ways.
“Good Morning America” banner is displayed,
music fads in, as camera pans inon Jordin Truesdale as she starts the show off for Monday March 25, 2013. Music  fads out.
 Good Morning, welcome to the Today Show! This morning we have some veryspecial guest that are going to tell us a little more about the education system inAmerica and where exactly our tax money is going. When it comes to the topic of education reform, most of us will readily agree that it is necessary. Where thisagreement usually ends, however, is on the question of where should the money bespent.
Jordin
: Today we are welcomed by Michael Hill author of the
High School SportsSchedule Shaved to Save Money
news article, Wes Platt author of 
State of our Schools
book, Sarah Reckhow author
of “
Follow the Money How Foundation DollarsChange Public School Politics
book, and Arthur Wise author of 
the “
Rich SchoolsPoor School The Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity 
” book.
Jordin:
Lets start with Mrs. Reckhow, your book you offer a vast amount of 
information from President’s Bu
sh No child Left Behind to Bill Gates being the most influential person in the American education policy, what do you think is the mainconcern with our schools?
Reckhow
: Thanks for having me Jordin, I just want to start by say that American
schools aren’
t all bad but we do have a lot of room for improvement.

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