This groundbreaking keynote panel discussion on the impact and future of public charter schools on education is from the 2012 National Charter Schools Conference on June 20, 2012.
Moderated by PBS NewsHour correspondent and Learning Matters President John Merrow, this panel discussed the future of charter schooling.
About our panelists:
• Don Shalvey, deputy director for the Gates Foundation's U.S. Programs Education initiative, founded the acclaimed Aspire Schools in California.
• Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
• Howard Fuller, co-chair and co-founder of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, is one of the charter movement's fiercest advocates. He currently directs the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University.
• John Danner is the CEO of Rocketship Education. He was honored with the 2010 John P. McNulty Prize for leadership "pioneering a unique hybrid education model" in elementary schools in high-need areas.