Great Schools for All (GS4A) part 1


Recorded July 2015. Great Schools for All (GS4A) is a coalition based in Rochester NY. Its goal is to address concentrated poverty in this city. Interviewed are co-conveners Lynette Sparks and John Wilkinson. Of special interest is a chart which appears at 5:11 of the interview that tracks the correlation between test scores and poverty levels in Rochester and Monroe County. The book ‘Hope and Despair in the American City: Why There are No Bad Schools in Raleigh’ by Gerald Grant is discussed. Possible solutions are presented

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