The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
Just in time for back-to-school, two educators discuss what it means to be a teacher. One has been working with children in inner-city schools for more than 40 years. The other is a rookie. They describe the joys of being in front of a classroom and the challenges facing the profession today.
- Doug Mesecar Acting Assistant Secretary of Education for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development
- Dan Brown a teacher and writer for "The Huffington Post."
- Jonathan Kozol the National Book Award-winning author of "Death at an Early Age," "The Shame of the Nation," "Savage Inequalities," and "Amazing Grace." He has been working with children in inner city schools for more than 40 years.
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