Tag: customized learning

Centuries-old fight for equal education opportunity an ongoing struggle

“History will show that this is the downfall of public education.”  That was Florida Sen. Perry Thurston (D-Fort Lauderdale) last week, responding to legislation that would expand opportunities and provide flexibility for low-income families. Many opponents of school choice share his sentiments. It’s a misconception of choice used to deny[Read More…]

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews education journalist Natalie Wexler

On this episode, Tuthill talks with writer, lawyer and legal historian Wexler, author of The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America’s Broken Education System – and How to Fix It. Wexler argues in her book, published in 2019, that the modern “standard” approach to teaching only further increases inequities[Read More…]