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.
Listeners are invited to join the discussion about a novel based on the odyssey of a “Sudanese Lost Boy” from his village in Southern Sudan to temporary shelter in Ethiopia to a vast refugee camp in Kenya and finally to Atlanta.
- Abraham Awolich co-director of the New Sudan Education Initiative (NESEI)
- Kenneth Bacon president of Refugees International
- Gary Krist prize-winning novelist and historian.
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