Have You Heard: Education Can’t Fix Poverty. So Why Keep Insisting that It Can?

Jennifer Berkshire, National Education Policy Center, May 04, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes

This is Harvey Kantor is professor emeritus in the Department of Education, Culture and Society at the University of Utah, making sense: "One of the consequences of making education so central to social policy has been that we’ve ended up taking the pressure off of the state for the kinds of policies that would be more effective at addressing poverty and economic inequality. Instead we’re asking education to do things it can’t possibly do."

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