Thursday, November 03, 2011

I Didn't Say Education is the SOLE Solution for Economic Development; I Said it is THE Solution for Poverty!

RiShawn Biddle (via Dana Goldstein):

First, (education reporters) argue that school reformers proclaim that education is the sole solution for economic development in poor communities — even though no one ever says this. Then they argue that education can’t possibly be either the long-term or short-term solution for poverty — and find some flimsy data or examples to back it up.

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