Joel Klein served as the chancellor of the New York City Department of Education for eight years. In a new book called "Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools," he recounts his experience as head of the nation's largest school district and explains his vision for how to solve the problems plaguing our education system.
Diane and her guests talk about the hoped-for benefits of, and the objections to, a proposal for $300 million annually in government spending to promote marriage among welfare recipients.
- Lisalyn Jacobs vice president for government relations at the NOW Legal Defense and Education fund
- Dr. Wade Horn U.S. Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
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