Tell Me More for Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Tell Me More checks in with the U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, about the biggest challenges educators, parents and students face in schools today. He talks with host Michel Martin about education as a civil rights issue.
Host Michel Martin hears from a group of teachers about how education policies and technology are changing today's classrooms. She's joined by fifth grade teacher Rafe Esquith, third grade teacher Tequila Pennington-Calwise and school librarian Elissa Malespina.

Reporter's Notebook On Education Challenges

NPR Education Correspondent Claudio Sanchez opens up his notebook to share some of the education stories he's been covering this year. He talks with host Michel Martin about claims of segregation in Memphis schools, and the controversy over new education standards.

Youth Wish List For Changing Education

Host Michel Martin gets perspective from two recent high school grads on what's working, and what isn't in schools. She speaks with Elijah Miles, a freshman at Morgan State University in Maryland, and Kashawn Campbell, a sophomore at UC Berkley.

Twitter Education Feedback: Good Sentiments But...

Tell Me More Editor Ammad Omar highlights some of the Twitter education conversations going on at #NPREdChat.
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