Transforming Schools Requires More Than "More Is Better" Reform
By Dr. Frederick M. Hess
The mantra in education has tended to be "more is better." More and "better" people. More time in school. More technology. What "more is better" misses is how peculiar and problematic this state of affairs is, especially given that education is perhaps the most quintessentially human of enterprises. Successful schools and classrooms are inevitably the product of the relationships between adults and students.