Teacher Autonomy, Failing Schools, and Betsy’s Malaise Potato Chips
During today’s episode, the Ed’s (Not) Dead hosts talk about teacher autonomy and what are and what to do about failing schools. Episode 4 ends with an incredibly mundane discussion about Betsy Devos’s “uplifting” speech to…children.
Our driving questions:
* How much autonomy should teachers have between their instruction and their classroom routines?
* What defines a failing school and what should be done about it?