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Dropout Nation

Frontline's 'Dropout Nation' Shows What It Really Takes to Turn Around Schools

John Thompson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Education
John Thompson

PBS showed a reality that is lost on data-driven "reformers." Social scientists have documented the primary importance of socio-emotional factors and the need to build trust before academics can improve. And that takes patience.

Teachers Union Responds To Complaints On Parent Power Views

Dropout Nation | RiShawn Biddle | Posted 10.04.2011 | Education

After yesterday’s Dropout Nation report on the American Federation of Teachers’ Parent Trigger presentation, the union’s has responded with a st...