Tag Archives: inequity of education; knowledge economy; prison costs; curriculum

Inequitable schooling is cheating our children and our nation

What a child experiences in school over thirteen or fourteen years contributes mightily to the development of that child, and currently American children experience very different things depending on the relative wealth of their neighborhoods. Curriculum matters. A curriculum rich in the arts, music, and foreign languages strengthens and develops the brain. Wealthy parents, because of what most […]