On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, I recount my time this week in Connecticut and discuss why we need to bring families to their rightful places as kings and lead decision-makers in education. Now, more than ever, the disdain shown towards parents — including those from poor and minority communities — must end in order to end the nation’s education and dropout crises.

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