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September 1st, 2010
10:57 AM ET

On Today's Show: September 1, 2010

Our conversation continues on the state of education in our country with our Fix Our Schools theme week. Many of you have been very vocal on this blog and we really appreciate your comments. Please keep them coming. When this week ends, don't think this falls off our radar. Our show specifically, has a regular segment called CHALK TALK where we focus on education solutions and the people working to make them happen. Today we're talking about High Tech Education and a program in San Francisco that's not without controversy. You can read about the K to College program. Click Here.

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Charter Schools are not without controversy either. No one seems to be in the middle on this topic. CEO of Explore Charter Schools Morty Ballen joins us today with a plan to take the charter school model into the public education system. How will he do this?

Read all about his program. Click here!

Filed under: Ali Velshi • Chalk Talk • Mission Possible
September 1st, 2010
08:40 AM ET

So How Do We Fix Our Schools: Are Year-Round Schools the Answer?

We’ll be tackling that question and possible solutions all this week.
And we want you to be a part of the conversation.
Do you have questions or concerns about your student as the new school year gets underway?
Share your thoughts.

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