In the mid-1920s two women exerted a powerful influence over education policy in California. Helen Heffernan – state Commissioner of Rural and Elementary Education from 1926-1965 and Corinne Seeds – Director of the University Elementary school at UCLA from 1925-1957. Their reign saw longest and largest implementation of progressive education that ever took place in the US.

By Thomas Ultican / Tultican / Oct. 1, 2020

For more than two decades, bureaucratic style top down education “reform” has undermined improvement efforts by professional educators. For budding teachers, beginning in college with the study of education and their own personal experience as students, an innate need to

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