Building Public Support for Public Schools

Jamie Vollmer with host Dr. Gerald Tirozzi

pic Jamie Vollmer is author of the book "Schools Can't Do It Alone." He brings some fresh and exciting ideas about how to restore both confidence and support in public schools.
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