New York debates school education standards

As the US slips in world education rankings, New Yorkers are divided over public v charter school issue.

    A battle over education standards is being played out in New York with two competing visions for the future of America's schools. The fight between public and charter schools has left people divided as the US slips in world education rankings.

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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