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105: From America's Most Dangerous to Recording with Drake: How Linda Cliatt-Wayman Battled Injustice in Her Schools

105: From America's Most Dangerous to Recording with Drake: How Linda Cliatt-Wayman Battled Injustice in Her Schools

Rise Together Podcast - July 30, 2020 - 34:16

When Dr. Wayman, a lifelong educator, took over at Strawberry Mansion, it had recently been named in the news as one of the most dangerous schools in America. In less than a year, she had turned the school around using a mix of no-nonsense pragmatism and radical empathy, successfully raising test scores and literacy rates year over year, as well as fostering community with her students. Now, she's bringing her unique approach and incredible wisdom to the podcast to talk about how to reach kids that everyone else has written off, and how you can apply these lessons to hard conversations with your own kids.If you're as inspired by Principal Wayman's work as we are, you can learn more at this site: https://principalwayman.com. You can also read her work at Ever Widening Circles, where she is a regular contributor: https://bit.ly/ewcwayman—Dave's first-ever book, Get Out Of Your Own Way, is OUT NOW! This book is for everyone, and we mean EVERYONE: women who loved Girl Wash Your Face, men who did or didn't read Girl Wash Your Face, personal development skeptics, personal development devotees, anyone and everyone who has a life and knows it could maybe get a little better if they could just get out of their own dang way! LET'S GOOOOOO! -> http://bit.ly/gooyowpodYou asked for it, you got it! Coaching with Dave is here! All year long Dave is offering courses in both life and career, all designed to help you identify where you are now, where you want to go, and how you’ll get there. After working his way through Disney to become a President of Theatrical Distribution, then making the conscious decision to be an entrepreneur, Dave knows exactly what it takes to be successful no matter which direction your life - or career - takes you. Now you can have exclusive access to his experience and wisdom, with monthly challenges and actionable results! Follow this link to see what coaching can do for YOU!

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