Next fall, Boston schools will be turning to Teach For America for the first time. The national service organization will send about two dozen teachers to struggling schools in this city.
The news follows a recent report card that says progress has stagnated in the Boston Public School system.
To talk more about its findings, we're joined by the Schools Superintendent Carol Johnson. WBUR's Bob Oakes started by asking for her response to the The Boston Foundation's assessment.
This program aired on December 16, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.