In discussing education, we can do better than 280 characters. Education deserves thought.  In these short weekly posts, I hope to spark thoughtful discussion and constructive debate. Let the discourse begin!

America Needs An Education Imperative

In past election cycles, education was ignored.  Completely ignored, really.  This go-round, though, lots of candidates are offering lots of education proposals – some on-target, some amiss, none terribly aspirational.  While scattered, these ideas spur us to imagine a coherent blueprint that [...]

Education and Democracy

About a decade ago, I connected the dots between three seemingly disparate topics — innovation, education, and democracy.  I then began sharing with friends this growing concern.  If our schools don’t change – profoundly and urgently – there’s every possibility our democracy will [...]