On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, I begin mapping out a path for the school reform movement as the Obama Administration and congressional leaders begin eviscerating the No Child Left Behind Act and its powerful accountability provisions. The scale-back of federal education policy offers opportunities for reformers to use grassroots activism and political savvy — especially learning from the Freedom Rides and 20th-century political mastermind Wayne Wheeler —  in sustaining a decade of gains in overhauling American public education.

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