In this three-part series, host John Merrow takes you on an engaging and honest journey inside these young adolescent's lives, who differ in race, gender, and ethnic background.
30% of Latino youth drop out or never enroll in school, and the language barrier is one of many factors contributing to this high rate. Understanding and speaking English is generally considered the key to success, but what is the best way to learn?
In 1994, Philadelphia was one of the worst school districts in the United States. Looking for a radical change, the city hired an untested superintendent, David Hornbeck. But Hornbeck's dream and the reality turned out to be two different things.