Tatyana Ali has always been outspoken about education, from her early appearances on Sesame Street in the 80′s, to her interviews about the value of getting a degree and her supportive statements about the Millennium Momentum Foundation.
In her video, she talks more about what needs improvement in our public schools at the k-12 level. With around 77 million children enrolled in schools in the United States, this time of year can bring about a lot of change and anxiety. Because of budget cuts, we’re losing teachers, and with un and underemployment rates still casting a bleak cloud over the economy, many families can’t afford to pick up the slack where the schools have fallen behind.
What do you think are the big differences in school now compared to 20 years ago? What do you think will happen as a result of our decline in funding to public education? And what do you think the solutions are?
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