“What's Old Is New Again”

Be sure to read Boris Korsunsky’s short essay in Education Week. With his usual panache, my colleague tells us that “what’s old is new again” in the world of education. This observation comes from…no, I don’t think I’ll tell you, as spoilers always spoil the fun. Just read the article for yourself, and you’ll find out why it’s relevant to make this observation:

We are still arguing about the length of the school year, kids’ bringing the wrong things to school, political interference in education, society’s respect for teachers, teacher salaries, and the perpetually inevitable twilight of the American schools that still fail to provide “good mental training” to “all kinds of students.”

Categories: Teaching & Learning