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James Franko: New Ed Reforms in Kansas

April 11, 2014

Kansas lawmakers have passed a bill that would introduce the state's first school choice program, end tenure, send more money to public schools, and lift barriers from people who want to become teachers. James Franko, vice president and policy director for the Kansas Policy Institute, joins the podcast to discuss what's happening, whether the new choice program is still big enough to benefit many kids, and why Kansas can't have charter schools.