Give a child a fish and they eat for a day. Teach a child to fish and they eat for a lifetime. Some reading and math might help too. Public education has many issues it's struggling with today. One that might be easily overlooked, and yet have resounding consequences, is truancy. Todays guest, Magistrate Jennifer Wade, knows about the struggle. She also has some clues toward the solutions. A wonderful woman, and a genuine servant of our community, Jace sits down with Jennifer to discuss the root issues to some systemic problems. And just how you might be a bigger part of the fix than you could ever imagine.

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Some further reading:

MNPS some stats on Nashville schools

Brookings Institute:Unequal Opportunity: Race and Education