Tuesday, October 25
Across the nation, school districts are free to develop their own academic standards and standardized tests. The results are conflicting definitions of academic success. On today’s program, Cathy talks with David Coleman, whose organization is convincing states to adopt a core set of standards that rely on students’ analytical skills.
The Glamour of Grammar
Author Roy Peter Clark’s dream is to bring back to the English language some of the magic, power and fun he fears it has lost. On today’s broadcast, Cathy talks with Clark about his latest book, which offers 50 essential strategies for writers of all types.