Education researcher and writer Linda Darling-Hammond spoke at The City Club of Cleveland on Friday, January 25. I attended with a group from the Northeast Ohio Friends of Public Education.Continue reading “Linda Darling-Hammond at The City Club”
When I look at the reactions to recent school shooting incidents, I am struck by two things. First, lots of people seem to have opinions about what will and won’t work to reduce violence in the nation’s schools. Second, nobody really knows.
The education alternatives David Osborne offered at The City Club on Friday were thought-provoking but flawed.
I value the work of the Cleveland City Club, and I’m proud to serve on its Education Committee, where we work to bring presenters to the podium of America’s oldest free speech forum. The Education Committee is a diverse group, with members representing a wide variety of interests. The City Club aims to bring a wide variety of opinions to the podium, and sometimes I attend presentations where I expect I won’t hear much that I like. (We should all do more of that.) Friday’s was one of those.