TED Talks

Victor Rios on a Teacher That Tapped into His Soul

Clip: Episode 3 | 1m 56s

In this excerpt from TED Talks: Education Revolution, Victor Rios, educator and author of Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys, who as a teen had been incarcerated three times by the time he was 15, talks about a teacher who changed his life. His teacher saw the potential in him despite his circumstances.

Aired: 09/12/16

Rating: NR

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