In the latest installment of our “Fixing America” series, we asked educators, policy makers and other big thinkers how they would put the country’s education system on the path to straight A’s.
Jon Meacham sits down with Jim Simons, founder of Math for America, to find out why Simons has devoted so much of his time – and money – to improving math education in the U.S.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan talks to Jon Meacham about the Obama administration’s push to revise No Child Left Behind, and how the U.S. can regain lost ground in educational excellence.
All those who care about civil rights — who care about human rights — should dedicate themselves to the cause of public education, Jon Meacham says.
Alison Stewart leads a lively discussion with three education reformers about practical solutions that work.
Brockton High School’s principal and three retired teachers brainstorm to come up with a “script” for those looking to replicate the school’s success.
As the nation debates how to get the best performance out of students and teachers, Need to Know presents an hour devoted to success stories in teaching.