Half of Americans believe "irresponsible parents" are the main reason children fail to thrive in our society. Author Sylvia Ann Hewitt discusses this issue.
Archive for February, 2001
In a recent international study of student performance (the TIMSS-R), American 8th graders ranked only 19th in the world in mathematics and 18th in science. David Berliner discusses the issue.
Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, talks about what America needs to do to ensure that no child is left behind.
Dr. Mel Levine of the All Kinds of Minds Institute re-examines our assumptions about learning disabilities.
Kim Smith, of the New School Venture Fund, talks about making smart investments in education.