A more democratic public education


We elect officials that set policy and we elect school board members thinking of public education as democratic but it really does not provide enough autonomy for students and teachers. A more democratic education system might be the remedy for the pathology in public education rather than our current treating of the symptoms. Dr. Christopher Emdin addresses … Continue reading A more democratic public education

Indiana shares data around school choice/vouchers


With one of the largest school voucher program’s in the nation, Indiana released their annual report covering participation and payments. The Indianapolis Star offers the report touts a savings. “For example, a new calculation compares this year’s estimated $146 million cost of school vouchers — also known as choice scholarships — to the hypothetical cost … Continue reading Indiana shares data around school choice/vouchers

And there was light at Chattahoochee


Focusing on a more literal bright-spot, check out the Hooch Learning Studio at Chattahoochee. The unquiet librarian, Buffy Hamilton, helped with the design and you can see the team moved past making it more like Starbuck’s. I would have liked to seen more pictures of students using the space, but the flexibility and connectedness is apparent … Continue reading And there was light at Chattahoochee