School Closures Post No Child Left Behind

Premiere DateAug 8, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:30 Is summer waning already
07:32 Morning John
23:21 What happens to the kids when schools close
40:02 What happens now that No Child Left Behind is over
52:03 Listener mail
58:11 Credits, “Matters” by Twinsmith
59:43 Finish

Two different stories look at public school closures and what happens to the kids who rely on so called “failing schools,” and Morning John what to watch for during the August recess.

No Child Left Behind Act

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John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the daily political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at…