Why Is Educating Children in America So Hard?

Dr. Pedro Noguera offers these sagacious words: “We live in a country where those who know the most about education have the least say, and those who know the least have the most say.  What qualifies you to make policy is that you once went to school–and we suffer the consequences.”  To see great teaching in action, watch this clip of a DC history teacher or this brief film about a masterful Pre-K educator.

 

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