Schools on Trial

Schools on Trial

How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our Educational Malpractice

Book - 2016
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Schools on Trial is an all-in attack on the American way of education and a hopeful blueprint for change by one of the most passionate and certainly youngest writers on this subject.


Are America's schools little more than cinder-block gulags that spawn vicious cliques and bullying, negate creativity and true learning, and squelch curiosity in their inmates, um, students? Nikhil Goyal--a journalist and activist all of twenty years old, whom The Washington Post has dubbed a "future education secretary" and Forbes has named to its 30 Under 30 list--definitely thinks so. In this book he both offers a scathing indictment of our teach-to-the-test-while-killing-the-spirit educational assembly line and maps out a path for all of our schools to harness children's natural aptitude for learning by creating an atmosphere conducive to freedom and creativity. He prescribes an inspiring educational future that is thoroughly democratic and experiential, and one that utilizes the entire community as a classroom.
Publisher: New York :, Doubleday,, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780385540124
0385540124
Branch Call Number: 371.04 Goyal 02/2016
Characteristics: 309 pages ;,22 cm

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