Letters to a Young Education Reformer (Educational Innovations Series)

By | November 21, 2017
Letters to a Young Education Reformer (Educational Innovations Series) Author Frederick M. Hess
ISBN-10 1682530221
ISBN-13 9781682530221
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 184
Language English
Publisher Harvard Education Press
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In Letters to a Young Education Reformer Frederick M Hess distills knowledge from twenty five years of working in and around school reform Inspired by his conversations with young would be reformers who are passionate about transforming education the book offers a window into Hesss thinking about what education reform is and should be Hess writes that reform is more a matter of how one thinks about school improvement than a recital of programs and policy proposals Through his essays he explores a range of topics including Talkers and Doers The Temptations of Bureaucracy The Value in Talking with Those Who Disagree Why You Shouldnt Put Too Much Faith in Experts Philanthropy and Its Discontents The Problem with Passion Hess offers personal impressions as well as lessons from notable mistakes hes observed with the hope that readers will benefit from his frustrations and realizations As the policy landscape continues to shift Letters to a Young Education Reformer offers valuable timely insights to any young person passionate about transforming educationand to not so young reformers who are inclined to reflect on their successes and failures

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