I’ve never been a fan of the phrase “education reform.” To me, it implies that our educational system needs a complete overhaul.
Well, education has been there, done that and remains in a process of continuous improvement. Whether it’s implementing new best practices or pedagogical approaches, education does whatever it can to stay ahead of the curve.
It would be wonderful if society did, too.
Yes, if we are going to have a conversation about “education reform,” we must also have a conversation about social reform. We must reform social structures and inequalities that keep poverty in place and allow the dehumanization of children and their families to continue. According to Newsweek magazine, school segregation in America is as bad today as it was in