Posts Tagged ‘school reform’

No quick fix . . . but there is a fix

[This value-packed gem was originally posted in 2012.] Schools and businesses share the goal of developing human potential, but educators are often exasperated by “business thinking.” The way to produce more high school graduates who are college-ready is to hold teachers’ feet to the fire and run schools more like a business, business leaders say.…

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Cheating. Encourage it or punish it?


Was I “cheating” when I went to Steelcase’s website to read essays penned by great thinkers to coincide with the office furniture manufacturer’s 100th anniversary? After all,  drawing from these fertile minds prior to writing this article about the future of education would help me immensely, right? And “The Rise of the Small” was the essay…

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