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
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
Prufrock measured his life in coffee spoons. You can measure yours in Youtube videos. They now profess that a billion hours are watched–a day. You can also let the Atlantic help remind you of markers during your lifespan using their interactive timeline based off your birthdate.
Pearson not at a loss during a loss. Fallon said: “2016 was a challenging year for Pearson, but we remain the global leader in education, with a strong market position. Education like every other sector and sphere of life is going through this digital transformation. There is going to be a big winner in the … Continue reading Who is winning education?
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