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Education Secretary Rod Paige on Legacy of 'Brown'

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Education Secretary Rod Paige on Legacy of 'Brown'

Education Secretary Rod Paige on Legacy of 'Brown'

Education Secretary Rod Paige on Legacy of 'Brown'

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Continuing our look at the 50 years since the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, NPR's Tavis Smiley speaks with the highest education official in the land, Secretary of Education Rod Paige, about so-called "resegregation", as well as the Bush administration's signature schools program, the controversial "No Child Left Behind Act." Paige was raised in a segregated Mississippi community. He became superintendent of Houston's school district before ascending to the cabinet-level post in the Bush administration.

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