Video Commentary with Hoover senior fellows Terry Moe and Paul Peterson

Friday, March 13, 2009
Video Commentary with Hoover senior fellows Terry Moe and Paul Peterson

Hoover Institution senior fellows and members of Hoover’s Task Force on K–12 Education Terry Moe and Paul Peterson comment on the controversy surrounding the likely termination of the Washington, D.C., voucher program. Moe and Peterson discuss why vouchers are important for students, particularly disadvantaged ones; why many teachers and Democrats do not like the voucher program; why Democrats voted to end the voucher program; and why private schools work best for disadvantaged students. Video transcript (6:27).

Recorded on Thursday, March 12, 2009

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