A spontaneous conversation on educational reform broke out this morning between Pam Moran, David Britten, Ira Socol and M.E. Steele-Pierce. It began around a discussion over the parallels between the failures that led up to 9/11 and our current resistance to envisioning the educational system of the future. What ensued was an interesting discussion "Twitter-style" around the themes of a “stuck-in-the-past” vision of schooling, the speed bumps that make change difficult, and the possibility that education's 9/11 event will be centered on our inability to financially sustain the current method of public education.
Here's the link to the log of our Twitter conversation: Twitter Chatter: Education's 9/11?