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University of Baltimore President Kurt Schmoke, Review of "Colossal," Jay Gillen and Education

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Kurt Schmoke took over as President of the University of Baltimore in early July. The former mayor of Baltimore is getting his bearings at the school and setting his priorities. He speaks with Sheilah in the studio about the direction he wants to take the University of Baltimore. 

Then – if you can't get enough of football season, you can now catch it on the stage. J. Wynn Rousuck reviews the world premiere of "Colossal" now up at Olney Theatre Center.

Plus, Jay Gillen, a teacher at Baltimore City Public Schools, as well as a long-time facilitator at the Baltimore Algebra Project speaks with Tom Hall about his new book which argues that schools are failing students from poor backgrounds and details how those students can bring change.