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Approaches to Education

Educating for Change

Jonathan Lash | Posted 02.01.2015 | Education
Jonathan Lash

Graduates who are trained to address tough situations with ingenuity, entrepreneurship, and a capacity for mobilizing collaborative thinking and cooperative action are the most valuable contribution any school can make to society.

Parental Involvement in Education: What Kind? To What Ends?

Alfie Kohn | Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents
Alfie Kohn

Exhortations for more "parental involvement" remind me of calls to be "a good citizen": In the abstract, everyone is for it. But inspected closely, what's most often meant by the term turns out to be considerably more complicated and even worthy of skepticism.