The 74 Interview


Watch — Former NYC Chancellor Joel Klein, on Priorities for a New School Year: Shifting Our Focus From Special Interests to Families & Better Preparing Kids for a Whole New Economy

August 8, 2018

This is one in a series of summer videos with experts and thought leaders on the state of American education, going into the 2018 school year. Watch all the videos, and read other in-depth interviews, by visiting our 74 Interview section.

Former New York City Schools chancellor Joel Klein sits down to talk about lessons he learned while overseeing reforms in America’s largest school district, why so many schools are failing to prepare low-income and middle-class children for a radically changing economy, and how parents must learn to wield their enormous political power.

Produced by James Fields