Wed, 21 June 2006
This may be the best complete program we've ever done on the state of Iowa's education system. We deal with just about every cliche and excuse offered up by the education establishment for under-achieving. From KIPP Academy in Chicago, Jim O'Conner takes failing inner city minority kids and gets them ready for college. How do they do it? Listen. The National Council on Teacher Quality measures how well Iowa colleges teach teachers to teach. Short answer. They flunk. Judy Hintz from Education Resources picks up the pieces when kids don't learn to read. How? Everyone with concerns for children's education should hear this segment.