Summarizing the State of US Education in Six P's

Summarizing the State of US Education in Six P's

PLEASE PEEP THE P's: The ever-humble and poignant, Tom Whitby presents his 6 P’s for Education: Poverty, Profit, Politics, Parents, Professional development, and Priorities. We really wish every parent could digest these pointers since they are the biggest stakeholders (as tax or tuition-payers), and oftentimes made gullible with nostalgic memories of their own K-12 experiences. 

A summary of his passionate plea might read: Profit and Politics passively play with Priorities in education, while problem-solvers pass on Poverty, admins pardon Professional development, and Parents are preoccupied with the past. 

If we were to add our own P, it would be Passive -- everybody has much to say (and write!) but teachers are usually the only ones doing everyday. Give the full article a read, and add your own P's in the growing list of comments!

Stay up to date on edtech. Sign up to have top stories delivered weekly.

Who we are

EdSurge helps schools find, select and use the right technology to support all learners.
© 2011-2016 EdSurge Inc. All rights reserved. Every student succeeds.