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Why Everyone Doesn’t Love Education Secretary-Nominee Rod Paige

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The Senate appeared set to give easy approval to Education Secretary-nominee Rod Paige yesterday as Paige won the support of both Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee.

Both politicians and the media have overwhelmingly credited Paige for turning around Houston’s public schools. Today we will look at how Paige succeeded in creating such a positive image.

Guests:

  • Tim Fleck, Writer, 'The Houston Press,' a New Times alternative weekly paper.
  • Orell Fitzsimmons, State Director, Services Employees International Union (SEIU)

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