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Apr 9, 2018

For far too long there has been a belief that kids who grow up in poverty or kids who grew up confronting inequality can overcome the obstacles of getting into college if they just work at it…if they simply persevere. But one educator says that is a myth…a myth about equality and opportunity.

Guest: Dr. Linda Nathan, executive director of the Center for Artistry and Scholarship in Boston. She is also an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Perspective is a weekly public affairs program hosted by Richard Baker, communications professor at Kansas State University. Perspective has been continuously produced for radio stations across the nation by K-State for well over six decades.

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