There’s a lot of pressure these days to break up public school systems and make it more like a private free market of education. So what have been the arguments for unified public schooling in the past? What role did public schools have in defining America? This video covers the main persuasive arguments for public school systems.
A Short History of Education Module
How have we arrived at our current educational system in the United States, which is complex, flawed, but still admired around the world in some ways? What problems and solutions feel new but in fact have surfaced before? This series is a short history of education in America that covers key problems, solutions, movements, people and events since the founding of the U.S.