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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