An Expert’s View: Sir Ken Robinson

An Expert’s View: Sir Ken Robinson (nytimes.com)
Robinson, a best-selling author and longtime advocate of transforming education, discusses topics including testing, bureaucracy, and parents’ power and choices.
Robinson, a best-selling author and longtime advocate of transforming education, discusses topics including testing, bureaucracy, and parents’ power and choices.

Parents have more power and more choices than they may realize in educating their children. Many parents are worried about how the world is changing and the uncertain futures their children face. Parents are especially anxious about education. They worry that there’s too much testing and competition, that the curriculum is too narrow, that their children are not treated as individuals and that schools are not cultivating their curiosity, confidence and creative talents.