People of IPR
River to River
Tue February 1, 2011
Iowa Department of Education Director & Former Labor Secretary
In the first half-hour host Ben Kieffer talks with new Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass. Glass, an Ohio education consultant, is a former teacher and administrator who has a reputation as a school reformer. Later, a conversation with former Labor Secretary Robert Reich. During his tenure, he implemented the Family and Medical Leave Act and successfully promoted increasing the minimum wage, successfully lobbied to pass the School-to-Work Jobs Act. Reich was scheduled to lecture in Iowa this week, but was forced to postpone his appearances due to illness.