Saving a School on the Brink of Closure

August 29, 2012

photo by: Ben Sklar

Hour 1:           What would you do to save your neighborhood school? We’ll explore the education system through the lens of an Austin, Texas high school on the brink of closure with journalist Michael Brick. He tells the story in his new book “Saving the School: The True Story of a Principal, a Teacher, a Coach, a Bunch of Kids and a Year in the Crosshairs of Education Reform” (Penguin Press, 2012).

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