30 Issues: Parents and Schools; U.N. General Assembly; Civility and the Law

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For all of the policy talk about education that happens in communities across America, it's actual learning that takes place in real schools like the ones in your neighborhood.

The election series continues with a conversation about parental involvement in New York City schools. WNYC education reporters Beth Fertig and Yasmeen Khan discuss the mayoral candidates' differing opinions about how parents should be involved. Plus: President Obama speaks at the United Nations this morning; Boston University professor of international relations and history Andrew Bacevich discusses the idea of the citizen soldier; and family law attorney Margaret Klaw discusses her new book on civility and the law.