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Education Nation (Charter School Lotteries) #998265

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 18, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Stone Mountain, Georgia: Rehema Ellis) The waiting game for parents and students who enter lotteries to attend charter schools featured; scenes shown from the drawing for Dekalb Academy of Technology and Environment near Atlanta; details given of concern about whether charter schools are better; study findings cited. [Parents Tricie EVANS†, Linda HENDERSON-SMITH†- comment on the process.] [D.A.T.E. headmaster Maury WILLS†- says we have the freedom and the innovation to do so much.] [NYU education historian Diane RAVITCH†- says charters do not get better results than regular public schools.]

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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