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A panel talks about public school vouchers, a subject of contentious debate which has been revived by the consideration of a federally funded voucher program for the District of Columbia public schools.
- Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana)
- Mayor Anthony Williams of Washington, DC
- Melody Webb coordinator of StopDCVouchers.org
- Mark Egan director of the Voucher Strategy Center at the National School Boards Association
- Jeanne Allen president of the Center for Education Reform
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