Leaning on Hope
Aug 29, 2018
Jonathan Capehart, opinion writer for the Washington Post, interviews Florida superintendent Robert Runcie on June 30 at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Broward County School District Superintendent Robert Runcie remembers clearly the events of February 14, 2018. That’s the day a gunman killed seventeen people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. In this conversation with the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Runcie talks about the power of hope and how some of the radical academic changes he brought to the District, the sixth largest in America, may have helped the school’s students become powerful leaders in the gun control movement.
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