On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, I take a look back at last week’s revelation of the American Federation of Teachers’ cynical strategizing against Parent Trigger laws and school reform, then explain how reformers and activists can turn that cynicism to their advantage. Becoming more-politically savvy can advance the systemic reforms our kids need to succeed in school and life.

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