Most households today have an Internet connection but a new
study finds that 23 percent of low-income families rely on mobile-only
access with data limits, while 52 percent experience
interruptions and poor service with their mobile plans. This "underconnectivity" has a big impact on economic and learning
opportunities for families. We'll discuss the study, which comes
out of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.
Lily Eskelsen Garcia is a former school lunch lady who went on to
become Utah's Teacher of the Year. Today she's president of the
National Education Association, America's largest labor union,
which represents nearly 3 million teachers. She's a vocal critic of
standardized testing and the Obama administration. Garcia joins
us to talk about the state of America's education system and what
changes she would like to see in today's classrooms.