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Linda Cliatt-Wayman: What Can We Do To Empower Students Living In Poverty?

Linda Cliatt-Wayman on the TED stage.
Linda Cliatt-Wayman on the TED stage.

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Rethinking School.About Linda Cliatt-Wayman's TED TalkAs principal of a low-performing high school, Linda Cliatt-Wayman's students faced huge challenges. She describes how she transformed her school while providing unwavering love and support for her students.About Linda Cliatt-Wayman
Linda Cliatt-Wayman spent 20 years as a special education teacher, and served as principal to three Philadelphia schools, including Strawberry Mansion High School. After her first year, the school was removed from the Persistently Dangerous List.Cliatt-Wayman recently left Strawberry Mansion to start a non-profit that will support under-served Philadelphia students from high school through college. She is the author of Lead Fearlessly, Love Hard: Finding Your Purpose And Putting It To Work. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.