Thoughts on Education Policy

by Punita Rice Teaching

Thoughts on Education Policy

I wrote a brief rant/essay over at medium in which I ask: is education policy broken? Here’s an excerpt from the post:

…We implement new concepts [in school systems] without even waiting to see the results of the initial intervention of the first one[s]. We ignore what the research tells us and continue doing more of the same. The trend is that of policy not supporting interventions, no matter how effective, so naturally, when I look at policy, I feel frustrated. My desire to stay optimistic demands that I look for examples of exception in our country…

If you’re interested, you can read the rest of my post here.

P.S. – A lesson plan for teaching about Nelson Mandela, and the movie Invictus

About the Author
Punita Rice

Punita Rice

Punita Rice is a mother, educator, writer, and founder of ISAASE. She is the author of Toddler Weaning: Deciding to Gradually Wean your Toddler & Making it Happen, and the forthcoming South Asian American Experiences in Schools: Brown Voices from the Classroom, and blogs about motherhood at Happy Mom Guide. Her work centers around multicultural education and equity, and South Asian American experiences in school. You can read more about Punita and her work here.