Critical Questions for Public Ed’s FuturePosted: March 25, 2014
Although this article starts by questioning the possible life and future of public education, what writer and 30-year classroom vet Nancy Flanagan actually does here is lay out some of the essential questions of public ed. Traditional schools or 21st tech-based ed delivery? Private or public? Equity or meritocracy?
In a complex issue such as the fight for American public education, it can be helpful to clearly identify some of the big questions that we’re wrestling with. This article is a good place to start sorting out some of the major policy issues underlying the struggle.