Charlie Hannah

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Your Voice: The misnomer of school choice

More than thirty protesters gathered in front of the capitol on Monday morning. Our message was simple, since the charterization of neighborhood …

Education

What Is a Public School System, Really?

One of the repeated tricks and techniques of reformsterism is to propose policies or procedures as beneficial for public education when in fact, intentionally or not, they are far more likely to damage public education. This argument usually takes the form of trying to redefine public education …

Chasm Over ‘No Child Left Behind’

Senate Panel Hearing Shows Divide Over Testing, Government Role in Classrooms<p>Key legislators revealed the continuing divide over testing and the federal government’s place in classrooms in a hearing Wednesday, setting up a potential showdown over the future of the No Child Left Behind education law.<p>…

Education

Noam Chomsky on the Purpose of Education

In this talk based on his presentation at the Learning Without Frontiers conference in January, philosopher, linguist, and cognitive scientist Noam Chomsky — easily one of our time’s sharpest thinkers — discusses the purpose of education.<p>Despite the slow pace and the cheesy AfterEffects animated …

How technology is set to transform India's fragmented education system

In 2012, engineer Raghav Gajula moved to an east Delhi slum to work as a teacher at a private school for low-income families. Most of his students’ parents are labourers in local factories but have paid 300 Indian rupees a month, about £3, for their kids to attend a school with busy staff and no …

The 10 Things School Leaders Would Do To Improve Education

Education is the ultimate political football and there’s nothing politicians like so much as making schools ‘better’, but when a group of respected school leaders come up with a list of 10 things they would do to improve education, it’s worth a listen.<p>Exactly a year before U.K. voters will choose …