Season 2, Episode 2: Homegrown Leaders
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from Nashville Teacher Residency (NTR) in Nashville, TN to explore how the next generation of teachers may already be working within our schools.
Meet Four Women Who Are Lawyering for Good
Lawyers get a bad rap. These fighters for justice will restore your faith in the profession.
A Lesson in Serving the Nation
Three military veterans tell us how they’ve shared the values of national service with their students.
Paths Forward for Public Education
As we navigate the greatest upheaval in the modern history of public schooling, what will change, and what must change?
Teacher Resilience, Put to the Test
In times of crisis, educators say “resilience” must mean more than bouncing back to the old ways. It asks for a leap into something better.
High Schoolers on What Success Means to Them
In their own words, four students define success and the tools they need to achieve it. Note to grown-ups: It's not about the money.
Uprooted by Gentrification, Learning to Architect the Future
In booming Nashville, Tennessee, explosive growth is displacing students and teachers from parts of the city. But through an inventive urban design course, a rising generation of middle school students are preparing to become the agents of Nashville's development.