Upcoming ‘Conversations from Penn State’ examines American education system

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – New York University professor Pedro Noguera discusses the U.S. education system’s most pressing issues on the next installment of WPSU-TV’s "Conversations from Penn State."

The episode will air at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 on WPSU-TV.  The show can also be viewed at http://conversations.psu.edu.

Noguera joins host Patty Satalia to examine strategies for addressing achievement gaps in gender and race, as well as the issues with federal education programs like No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top.

Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at NYU. Also an affiliate faculty member of NYU’s Department of Sociology, Noguera’s research focuses on how social and economic conditions impact the education system.

"Conversations from Penn State," with Satalia at the helm, offers thoughtful, in-depth exchanges with a broad range of people. In many cases, their trailblazing work has advanced their field, drawing national and worldwide attention.  

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Last Updated November 08, 2013