A Think Twice Review of:
Review of Some Assembly Required: How a More Flexible Learning Ecosystem Can Better Serve All Kids and Unlock Innovation
Think Twice - Nov 08, 2022
Publisher/Think Tank - Bellwether
Author(s) - Juliet Squire and Alex Spurrier
A report from Bellwether details what its authors call "assembly-based education," a concept described as a hypothetical ecosystem that removes schools as a central education component. A review of the report exposes this concept as unworkable outside of a miraculous private marketplace, and thus a shortsighted attempt to invalidate public schools.
Reviewer(s) - Carrie Sampson, Arizona State University
Carrie Sampson of Arizona State University reviewed Some Assembly Required: How a More Flexible Learning Ecosystem Can Better Serve All Kids and Unlock Innovation and found it to be based on a fallacy that flexible learning for all families can succeed in an ecosystem (or market) driven by choice and profits