Why Are People So Gullible About Miracle Cures in Education?

Diane Ravitch, Bridging Differences, Feb 10, 2009
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I see this sort of thing come up a lot - just in today's New York Times there's an editorial pointing to quick fixes that "work". A big part of it is the way education is covered. "It seems that many journalists won't write about education unless they can find a miracle to write about." There are no miracle cures in education.
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