Today we look at the high school dropout crisis and the dismantling of the social safety net in Philadelphia. My guest is Nikhil Goyal, a sociologist and policymaker who served as senior policy advisor on education and children for Senator Bernie Sanders.

Nikhil’s new book is Live to see the day: Coming of Age in American Poverty.

Citation: Goyal, Nikhil, interview with Will Brehm, FreshEd, 328, podcast audio, August 21, 2023.