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Should California close its schools?

Monday, August 8, 2011
Hoover senior fellows Paul Peterson (left) and Eric Hanushek

Hoover senior fellows and members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education Eric Hanushek and Paul Peterson label California's answer to the potential cuts in school funding—reducing the school year—as the worst possible policy. Hanushek and Peterson note that eliminating bad teachers could improve schools by ensuring a good teacher for everyone. (5:35)

Recorded on Thursday, July 21, 2011