On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle looks at the financial insolvencies of districts such as Philadelphia and Pontiac, Mich., and explains why their failures exemplify the obsolescence of the traditional district model. It is time to move away from an approach to providing education that has failed children both fiscally and academically.

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