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An Education Miracle Maker
John White is an educator and public official who served as the Louisiana Superintendent of Education from 2012 to 2020. John arrived in Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and was tasked with reinventing an education system that was routinely ranked at very bottom of the United States. He used the crisis to push through reforms that transformed the lives of Louisiana students, putting them on a path that many thought inconceivable just a few years before.On this special episode, Ravi speaks with John White about how he was able to pull of en education miracle, and what bureaucratic and political challenges he had to overcome to help children of Louisiana.