Tag Archives: children in poverty

Educating Children Who Aren’t Showing Promise

Twitter Globalization Article

Having spent all my professional life working to educate America’s children, I naturally bristle when I see a headline like the one that appeared in my Twitter feed from the Washington Post this morning: “Globalization isn’t America’s problem, education is.” I clicked on the link, prepared to be annoyed and to argue with yet another businessman who blames education for the country’s problems. Companies are in the business of rewarding those who show promise. Schools are in the business of convincing children who aren’t showing promise that they have something to offer the world. Continue reading Educating Children Who Aren’t Showing Promise