Our School: Searching for Community in the Era of Choice

April 25th, 2014
charter-expo-logo.pngIt’s always good when we are having legitimate debates about public policy.  And when the subject is education, it’s even better. However, amidst all the debate, we should not forget that there are people deeply engaged, every day, in the effort.  The children, the parents and the teachers have real experiences that often trump the ideas of policy makers.

That’s why it’s so important to look deeply inside the system and see what’s really going on.  This is what education consult and researcher Sam Chaltain has done in the context of his new book Our School: Searching for Community in the Era of Choice.
My conversation with Sam Chaltain: