Fri, Aug 24, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
A Year at Mission HighDownload audio (MP3)
"Everything You've Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong" reads the provocative headline of a recent article in Mother Jones Magazine. Thus concludes the author who spent a year observing students and teachers at Mission High in San Francisco. We'll meet the author and two school staff members to talk about how school performance is -- and how it should be -- measured.
Host: Penny Nelson
- Kristina Rizga, education reporter for Mother Jones Magazine and author of "Everything You've Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong"
- Eric Guthertz, principal of Mission High School
- Pirette McKamey, instructional reform facilitator and English teacher at Mission High School
- Read "Everything You've Heard About Failing Schools Is Wrong" : at MotherJones.com
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