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When Education Reform Fails Education

Kristina RizgaFirst, we’ll discuss the new biography of environmental legend David Brower. Then, we’ll take you inside one of the schools that education reformers declared a failure, whose teachers and students would beg to differ. We’ll look at where education reform fails education.

Guests:

Tom Turner started working with David Brower in 1968. He’s now author of David Brower: The Making of the Environmental Movement  

Kristina Rizga covers education for Mother Jones and author of Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph

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