Hosted at The Watergate, Atlantic Exchanges offer insights and perspectives as told by the leading voices of education, technology, business, policy and culture in conversation with The Atlantic’s editorial talent. For this event, Washington Editor-at-Large Steve Clemons interviewed Jim Shelton about education, the high school dropout crisis and the solutions that are working to keep our nation’s children on track to graduation.
This event was presented in connection with the Washington Ideas Forum.
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Also in This Series
A Retrospective on Race in America
“The feeling of the nation must be quickened; the conscience of the nation must be roused; the propriety of the nation must be startled; the hypocrisy of the nation must be exposed; and its crimes against God and man must be proclaimed and denounced.” - Frederick Douglass
Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter
with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg
On June 13th, Secretary Carter will join The Atlantic’s editor in chief, Jeffrey Goldberg, for a conversation about the military, leadership, and foreign affairs.