On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at the latest 12th-grade NAEP results and explains why we must move beyond helping kids achieve basic literacy and numeracy. In a knowledge-based economy, all children need college-preparatory learning – and that means addressing the nation’s teacher quality and curricula woes.

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