Jonathan Zimmerman, Professor of History and Education at New York University, explains the changing role of the Federal Government in the nation’s public schools.
In his film, "The Prep School Negro," André Robert Lee documents his experience attending one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country. Learning Matters' Jessica Windt speaks with Lee about the film's impact.
John King talks about the Common Core State Standards, teaching to the test and why he believes the Tea Party, which opposes the Common Core, has it wrong.
John Tulenko speaks with Merrill Gay, executive director of New Britain Early Childhood Collaborative, about preschool efforts in the city.
Famed country music star Dolly Parton talks about her passion for reading and how her childhood inspired her to create The Imagination Library, a book program for children.