This short interview with Sir Ken Robinson on why education is failing is quite thought-provoking and powerful.
Meanwhile, the Obama administration has just issued its blueprint to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act.
At the Institute for Humane Education, we believe that we need to reconsider the very purpose of schooling and educate a generation with the knowledge, tools, and motivation to address pressing challenges with practical and visionary ideas in a rapidly changing world.
What do you think as you consider these different perspectives? Please share your thoughts, especially if you are a teacher, school administrator or educational reformer.
Zoe Weil, President of the Institute for Humane Education
Author of The Power and Promise of Humane Education and Most Good, Least Harm
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