What Should Kids Know?

Educational Innovation? Youth are the true progenitors of the digital media age, but creativity, problem-solving, the fundamentals of science, math, literature, and history are a given as to what kids should know by high school graduation, but how do we measure true knowledge? Richard Brodhead, Sandra Day O'Connor, Judith Fabian, Kati Haycock and Marc Tucker talk with David Leonhardt.

Festival: 2010

Watch and Listen: Education

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