Linda Cliatt-Wayman: How to fix a broken school?


Having gone through the education system in Philadelphia as a student herself, Linda Cliatt-Wayman devoted her career to giving back to the low-income, crime and drug ridden area she was raised in. After a 20-year career as a special education teacher, Cliatt-Wayman accepted to take on the position as principal at one of the city’s public high schools. How was her first day on the job?

I walked in angry, a little nervous,’ admits Cliatt-Wayman. But I was determined to set the tone for my new students.

How can one fix a school system that appears to be broken? Take a lesson from Lina Cliatt-Wayman in this video below.