Public Education: A Community Crisis

Public Education: A Community Crisis (1983)
Duration: 00:59:36

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Themes: Education and Families |

Guests: Arthur Jefferson, Helen Moore, Stuart Rankin, Marvin Green, John Elliott, Queen Lourdmon, Freddie Carter, Adrienne Bailey, Clara Futherford, William Pappas, Mary Futrell, Emeral Crosby, Donald Johnson, Patrick Drummond, Nancy Boykin, James Bannon, Mount V. Allen, Anita Poseu
Host : Ben Frazier
Producer : Ed Gordon


Summary: This show is about how attitudes, goals, and values about public education have changed and how that effects schools.
Guests are Dr. Arthur Jefferson, the superintendent of Detroit Public Schools; Helen Moore, of Black Parents for Quality Education; Dr. Stuart Rankin, the deputy superintendent of Detroit Public Schools; Dr. Marvin Green, the assistant superintendent of curriculum development for Detroit Public Schools; John Elliott, the president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers; Mumford High School teacher, Queen Lourdmon; Northern High School teacher, Freddie Carter; Dr. Adrienne Bailey, the vice president of academic affairs, the college board; Clara Futherford, the vice president of the Detroit Board of Education; William Pappas, OHM. Mich. H.S.; Mary Futrell, the president of the National Education Association; Dr. Emeral Crosby, the principal of Northern High School; Mumford High School senior class president, Donald Johnson; Northern High School counselor, Patrick Drummond; Nancy Boykin, the director of continuing education for girls; Deputy Chief James Bannon of the Detroit Police Department; Anita Poseu, a parent; and Mount V. Allen, the principal of Shulz Elementary School.