What We’re Watching: Are American Schools Just Not Designed to Succeed?

In this AEI Vision Talk, Rick Hess talks about why why school reform could feel stuck, how we got here, and how we can do better. As Rick notes, “the core of our education system is 200 years old. Why are we shocked that a system designed in the early 1800s isn’t optimized for 2015?”

Released on January 21, 2015, this talk already has over 84,000 views on YouTube!

Rick’s articles and blog entries for Education Next can be found here.

—Education Next

Last Updated


Notify Me When Education Next

Posts a Big Story

Business + Editorial Office

Program on Education Policy and Governance
Harvard Kennedy School
79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone (617) 496-5488
Fax (617) 496-4428
Email Education_Next@hks.harvard.edu

For subscription service to the printed journal
Phone (617) 496-5488
Email subscriptions@educationnext.org

Copyright © 2024 President & Fellows of Harvard College