Can Philadelphia schools innovate to escape crisis?

Aired: 12/1/2014 | 0:06:04 | Clip
Philadelphia public schools are facing serious funding troubles, as well as overcrowding and other issues. But the city’s competitive Science Leadership Academy, where the curriculum is based on student-driven project learning, is a great success. Special correspondent for education John Merrow reports on a superintendent’s effort to use the SLA as a model for reforming traditional schools.