Best of The Dropout Nation Podcast: Finding Courageous Politicians for School Reform
As Dropout Nation Editor RiShawn Biddle crafts this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, listen to this broadcast from 2010 on what reformers must do to advance reform. More often than not, the biggest obstacles for school reformers lie not with teachers unions, suburban school districts and other defenders of traditional public education, but politicians who lack courage or conviction. School reformers must take five steps –especially at the polls — towards making their issues the top priority for support by political leaders.
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