Why Education Reform Consistently Fails
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 774 , Segment 2
Episode: MS-13 Gang and Trump, Martha Hughes Cannon Legacy, Michal Kosinski and Facebook
- Mar 22, 2018 11:00 pm
- 13:23 mins
Guest: Jack Schneider, PhD, Assistant Professor of Education, College of the Holy Cross Secretary DeVos has invested a lot of her personal wealth in school choice programs to give families an option beyond their neighborhood school. She’s not alone. Billions upon billions of dollars from philanthropists all over the political spectrum have gone toward school reform efforts intended to improve schools, improve teachers, improve student performance. The results have been lackluster. Education professor and historian Jack Schneider at the College of the Holy Cross says that’s because those efforts are typically one-sized-fits-all and come from the top down.