Tag: education policy
Katrina Woznicki: Can the Arts Provide What Schools Can’t?December 2015
Artists and community organizers discuss racial segregation, social justice, and filling in the gaps of our public school system.
Marian Wang: Segregating Troublesome KidsJuly 2015
A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago.
Heather Vogell: Meet the Groups Fighting Against Limits on Restraining School KidsJune 2014
The dangers of physical restraint as a form of punishment for school children.
Jay Walljasper: Lessons to Learn From Finland’s Top-Ranked SchoolsMarch 2014
Finland ranks highest in global education because teachers rank highest in society.
David Morris: What’s Good for Bill Gates Turns Out To Be Bad For Public SchoolsDecember 2013
Actually, it turns out to be bad for Microsoft too.
David Morris: After 20 Years, Charter Schools Stray From Their Original MissionAugust 2012
Instead of being laboratories for new practices, many charter schools have become for-profit enterprises with poor report cards.