What You Should Demand of Our Schools: The Aim of Education

September 13, 2018|Bradley Conrad, PhD

Since the advent of the common school and even before, much has been written about what the aim of schooling should be for our children. What is it that we mean when we say we are “educating” children in schools? If one were to look to public policy in education, school and district mission statements, and how we measure quality schools, one can gain a clearer picture of what it is valued in an “education.” Much like in any organization, it is imperative for public schools, and for that…