SXSWedu gathers voices on schools in communities, communities in schools

As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. Yet between No Child Left Behind’s culture of high-stakes standardized testing, the reform movement’s bullish attitude to bulldozing tradition, and punitive accountability systems that treat neighborhood schools as piƱatas, U.S. education policy has slowly but steadily turned that thinking inside out.

Source: The Austin Chronicle.