Across the country, education reform is the big buzz these days. Adults gather together to figure out just what is happening to our nation’s schools and work diligently to create changes that will infuse our school system with opportunities for achievement.
The problem is, very few of these adults actually work in schools. Further, none of these adults sit on the other side of those desks and are subject to all this new and different (mostly repurposed) reform.
Shouldn’t we be asking students what they need instead of deciding for ourselves?
Check out this article at the Huffington Post; turns out, at least in one area, California may be getting it right.