Strong Schools, Strong Cities

The biggest threat to our democracy by far is our inability to educate children in America, suggests Newark Mayor Cory Booker. He and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa are leading the movement to try and improve public education in this country. Here they discuss the specific ways they are tackling the problems in their respective cities.

Festival: 2011

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