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This edition: Prof. Joseph Viteritti, author, When Mayors Take Charge: School Governance in the City

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 5, 2009.

Doug is joined by Joseph P. Viteritti, the Blanche D. Blank Professor of Public Policy at Hunter College/CUNY and the executive director of the Commission on School Governance in New York. Professor Viteritti's recently published report "When Mayors Take Charge: School Governance in the City" examines the benefits and disadvantages of mayoral control of schools and how this system works as a response to the racial learning gap which has been prevalent in the nation's schools.

Guest List

Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY

Dr. Joseph P. Viteritti Chair, Urban Affairs and Planning, Hunter College/CUNY