This week, Reality Check with Jeanne Allen features a discussion with guest Joe Nathan, Director of the Center for School Change in St. Paul, Minnesota. Joe has been at the cutting edge of the education choice movement in America, and helped write the nation’s first charter school law. He’s a prime example of the wide philosophical range of those who embraced choice at the outset in the early 1990s — he describes himself as a “Paul Wellstone Democrat” — and who have been making common cause with political conservatives in creating real choices and opportunities for lower-income children, whose lives a good education will change.

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