The Coming Revolution In Public Education

The Public Education Foundation works to bring about transformational modify in teaching, finding out and education leadership. Rather than seeking to address these deepening class and race inequalities—and the nature of U.S. society itself—the supposed answer to the crisis of education sophisticated by the new corporate-education juggernaut has been the privatization of the whole technique. On January 25, 2016, Detroit teachers closed 64 out of around a hundred public schools in the city with a massive sick-out.” Their demands in a nutshell: Democracy and Education.

Such unstated systemic aims—even more than the stated targets of closing the achievement gap connected with racial and ethnic inequality, or growing international competitiveness—serve to clarify the vast restructuring of U.S. education pushed forward in the course of the last decade and a half, from the Bush administration’s No Child Left Behind Act to the Obama administration’s Race to the Major.

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