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Education historian Diane Ravitch once supported education reform, but now she sees it as a series of “mistaken policies” that have corrupted public schools.
Recipients of the 2013 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works and ideas at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in April.
Reform-minded educators eager to learn about Finland’s highly successful school system often are shocked to find that elementary-level students have a four-hour day, do little homework, rarely take tests and don’t even start school until age seven.
Providing equally good schooling for all American children— rich or poor and regardless of race—would improve the nation’s failing education system.
Interview with Keith Stanovich, a professor of human development and applied psychology at the University of Toronto, who won the prize for his 2009 book, What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational Thought.
Recipients of the 2010 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works in free, public talks at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary April 12-15.
Video interview with Paul Attewell and David Lavin, winners of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Education.
Non-traditional students who attend college through open enrollment generally do well and their success carries forward to the next generation, say two scholars who have won the 2009 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education.