On this week’s Dropout Nation Podcast, RiShawn Biddle explains why U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was right to point out some of the underlying reasons behind opposition to Common Core standards – and why we should also be unafraid to call out failed policies and practices that condemn 120 children an hour to poverty and prison.

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