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.
Marian Wright Edelman looks back over three decades of activism on behalf of the nation’s children. Her organization, the Children’s Defense Fund, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and she has written an introduction to a new collection of essays about childhood that has been published to commemorate the milestone.
- Marian Wright Edelman Founder & president of the Children's Defense Fund
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