Best of Rock The Schools - Episode 64 - Pete Cook
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National Education writer Pete Cook wrote an article that describes the how the power of school boards divides white folks, the "pro-charter reform" and the "anti-charter reform” are warring. The fight between the two sides has gotten nasty. Education consultant, Will Pinkston uses his power as a Nashville school board member to launch egregious warfare for pro-charter education reformist. Will Pinkston is a Nashville school board member consisting of members who have taken a side against charter schools. Host Chris Stewart tells the story about John Little and how he dealt with a Will Pinkston attack. Pete and Chris discuss the results of the fighting . . . African-American students are negatively affected by not giving parents options that ensure their child is getting a great education.