Understanding The Wild Child, Or 'Nonconformist' Kid

National Public Radio (NPR)
We all knew the "wild child" in school, the one who couldn't sit still during story time, or raise her hand to speak in class. Elizabeth Weil has written a piece for the New Republic, asking if it's the child's fault, or the education system's. She talks with host Michel Martin.

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