Month: June 2015

Should We Let Kids Decide Educational Policy?

First, let me state unequivocally that I care what students think about education. We should ask them frequently, and incorporate that feedback. Diane Ravitch, in a recent blog post, seemed to advocate though that we should allow students to actively make decisions about intricate elements of educational practice and policy independently. More specifically, she praised a 3rd grader for, independently, opting… Read more →