Dale Russakoff - The Prize: Who’s In Charge of America’s Schools?

Premiere DateSep 12, 2015
00:00 Book Talk Intro – DJ Kory
05:26 “Mayflower” – Diane Coffee
08:39 Interview with Dale Russakoff Part 1
19:16 “GovT” – Diane Coffee
22:52 Interview with Dale Russakoff Part 2
38:55 “Down with the Current” – Diane Coffee
42:27 Book Talk Outro – DJ Kory
46:09 “Everyday” – Diane Coffee
49:30 Finish

When Mark Zuckerberg announced to a cheering Oprah audience his $100 million pledge to transform the downtrodden schools of Newark, New Jersey, then mayor Cory Booker and Governor Chris Christie were beside him, vowing to help make Newark “a symbol of educational excellence for the whole nation.” But their plans soon ran into the city’s seasoned education players, fierce protectors of their billion-dollar-a-year system. It’s a prize that, for generations, has enriched seemingly everyone, except Newark’s children.

Dale Russakoff


Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…