Closing the Gap
What can be done to help students achieve success?
Linda Patterson Miller
Writers of the Lost Generation
How did the relationships of America’s great writers affect their work?
The Sex-Wise Parent
The way you talk with your children about sex could save them from serious harm.
The “T” Community
Gain a better understanding of what it means to be a transgender person.
America’s Role in the World
Learn about the relationship between foreign policy and nuclear weapons.
Discover what’s being done to stop the spread of infectious diseases.
- 13 Indigenous Grandmothers
- Art & Design, Publishing
- Art, Caregiving
- Art, Filmmaking
- Black Middle Class
- Chinese Culture
- Climate Change
- Climate Change
- Collegiate Athletics
- Deaf Culture
- Education Reform
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2:52Shifting Focus Web Exclusive
2:14In the Classroom Web Exclusive
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What educational reforms would you support so that assessment is used as a tool and not a weapon?
ABOUT THE EPISODE
NYU professor Pedro Noguera discusses education’s most pressing problems.
ABOUT THE GUEST
Pedro Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University. He is also the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and the co-Director of the Institute for the Study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings (IGEMS) and the author of seven books and over 150 articles and monographs.
Dr. Noguera appears as a regular commentator on educational issues on CNN, National Public Radio, and other national news outlets. From 2009 - 2012 he served as a Trustee for the State University of New York (SUNY) as an appointee of the Governor.
More About Noguera
More About Education
- Serving the Vulnerable, Not Just Testing
- Gender and Academic Achievement
- Wide Gender Gap in Academic Achievement
- The Case for Curiosity
- Excerpt: Do You Know Enough about Me to Teach Me
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WHERE TO WATCH
Thursday, November 14 at 8pm
ABOUT THE HOST
Veteran interviewer Patty Satalia hosts in-depth conversations with a broad range of remarkable people.