What We’re Watching: Why Knowledge Is the Key to Skills — and the Common Core

On Thursday, October 29, the Fordham Institute hosted a discussion of how the pursuit of skills rather than knowledge is widening the achievement gap.

The video from the event is available here.

The speakers included:

Susan Neuman, Professor of Childhood and Literacy Education, New York University

Valarie Lewis, Former Principal, PS 124 in Queens, Dispelling the Myth Award Winner

Amanda Pecsi, Director of Curriculum, Center City Public Charter Schools

Merryl Tisch, Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents

Robert Pondiscio of Fordham moderated the event.

—Education Next

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