Rod Paige v. Teachers Unions (BookTV)


Rod PaigeRemember when Bush’s Education Secretary Rod Paige called the NEA a terrorist organization? Well, he’s Baa-ack — with his new book: The war against hope: how teacher unions hurt children, hinder teachers, and endanger public education.Click the title (above) for detailed information on the book, and to check your local libraries on WorldCat (with link to the book’s page on Paige will be featured in an hour long interview in BookTV’s series After Words. I think that means anvideo recording of the interview available online after its initial run this weekend on CSpan-2.Here are the details for this weekend:

On Saturday, May 19 at 9:00 pm and Sunday, May 20 at 6:00 pm and at 9:00 pm

After Words: Rod Paige, author of “The War Against Hope,” interviewed by Kathy Kiely, USA TodayPaige cover

Description: Former Education Secretary Rod Paige is the author of “The War Against Hope: How Teachers’ Unions Hurt Children, Hinder Teachers, and Endanger Public Education.” The book says teachers unions have too much power and are blocking needed reforms in the nation’s educational system. Rod Paige is interviewed by Kathy Kiely, Washington Correspondent for USA Today.Author Bio: Rod Paige was Secretary of Education from 2001 to 2005. After leaving the Bush administration, he co-founded the Chartwell Education Group, an educational consulting firm. Earlier in his career he was Dean of the College of Education at Texas Southern University and superintendent of the Houston Independent School District.

Click here for the permanent page for this event at cspanarchives, with the time/place of the event, and identifying information for the recording that they have available for sale.note: if you would like to know about any rebroadcasts of this program in future weekends, use the RSS feed. See



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