Trapped in Mediocrity

Katherine Baird talked about her book Trapped in Mediocrity: Why Our Schools Aren’t World-Class and What We Can Do About It, in which she explores the… read more

Katherine Baird talked about her book Trapped in Mediocrity: Why Our Schools Aren’t World-Class and What We Can Do About It, in which she explores the history of the U.S. educational system and the economic and social impact it has had on academic standards.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Tacoma, Washington, from June 3-9 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Trapped in Mediocrity

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Interview
Location:
Tacoma, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Aug 05, 2017 | 1:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 06, 2017 | 10:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 05, 2017 | 1:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2017 | 10:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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