Category Archives: Common Good

From the filmmakers of A Year at Mission Hill

Dear Bill and Melinda, We filmed this school because we think education does need to be reformed, but not the way the current version is trying to reform it. Instead of more tests and more standardization, we’d like to see … Continue reading

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From the Common Core to the Common Good: A New Way Forward

Dear Bill and Melinda, Since you are such strong proponents of the Common Core, how about if you change your focus from the Common Core to the Common Good. According to Jim Wallace, “The common good should impact all of … Continue reading

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