Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Michelangelo Signorile Show on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127

Noah Michelson, Executive Editor at The Huffington Post's Gay Voices, returns to The Signorile Show today to help us close out the week with the stories making headlines in the LGBT blog-o-sphere. You can also follow Noah on twitter.

Every day we hear stories about America’s troubled education system, and we’re often told that in order to fix what’s broken, we need to narrow our curricula, standardize our classrooms, and find new ways to measure students and teachers. However, in her new book Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheduled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation, filmmaker, author, and education advocate Vicki Abeles argues that these “fixes” may in fact be making our schools worse and making this current generation of students less intellectually flexible, creative, and responsive to today’s world.  The book is being published in conjunction with her new documentary film of the same name and Vicki joins me on the show today to talk all about the book and changing the way we education our children.  You can also follow Vicki & the film/book on twitter.

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