The Best Of Our Knowledge #1236
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan's National Commission on Excellence in Education published a report called "A Nation at Risk - the Imperative for Education Reform", which essentially said the country's schools were failing.
That report started the school reform movement and, according to some educators, began a system designed to punish teachers rather than enrich students.
Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll talk to a school superintendent from Texas who thinks public education in the US is under attack.
We'll also spend an academic minute with fainting goats because, well come on...they're fainting goats!