Sunday, June 3, 2012

Making the strings easy to pull...

The myth is that education is the big equalizer.  But, the call for more STEM, more Standardization, more Testing from the rich and corporate education "reformers" is the new language for "Let them eat cake"... as Matt Farmer illustrates in this video.  The Chicago University Laboratory School he mentions, and schools like them across the country, are where the rich go and send their kids, and they look nothing like our public schools... they're teaching leadership, critical thinking, collaboration... all skills the elite don't want from the masses whose strings they pull...