PBS NewsHour

What we can learn from a day in the life of a student

Clip: 08/09/2016 | 7m 17s

Karen Ritter, an assistant principal at a high school just outside of Chicago, wanted to see her school through a student’s eyes. So she decided to follow 9th grader Alan Garcia, who came to her asking to be switched out of the many remedial classes in which he is enrolled, hoping to get a clear view of his experience in the classroom. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Education Week reports.

Aired: 08/09/16

Rating: NR

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