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Students have been asking the question “When will I need to know this in real life?” in classrooms of all subjects for generations. And whether its trigonometry or 19th century literature, schools have often struggled to make the case that certain lessons have a practical use beyond the classroom. But now, educators are facing pressure to prepare students not just for college but for the working world. Kojo discusses changes in local school districts that prioritize college and career readiness alongside a basic education.
American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
- Jay Mathews Education columnist for the Washington Post
- Anne Holton Member, Virginia Board of Education; Visiting professor, Schar School of Public Policy at George Mason University; Former Virginia Secretary of Education
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