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This edition: Economy

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 1, 1999.

Host, Herman Badillo, Chairman of the City University of New York Board of Trustees, discusses the economy with Alair Townsend, Publisher of Crain's New York Business. Townsend examines how education affects the economy of New York City. She explains her position on charter schools, the voucher system, education standards and principal tenure. Townsend and Badillo examine the pros and cons of remediation.

Guest List

Herman Badillo Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, City University of New York

Alair Townsend Publisher, Crain’s New York Business