Education Desk: Lessons That Can't Be Taught With A Textbook

May 2, 2016

David Root (left) is superintendent of the Williamsville-Sherman school district. Alex McCray (right) is a senior at Williamsville High School.

Alex McCray was in the news a lot last week — he was on TV, in the newspaper, and here on NPR Illinois -- because he had reached a settlement with the Williamsville School District expanding services for transgender students.

 

Here's a more extensive talk with McCray, and with David Root, superintendent of schools for the Williamsville-Sherman school district.