Sunday’s Big Idea
Today's Big Idea: Power Thinking
In honor of back to school week, we're taking a second look at education policy, with an assessment of the No Child Left Behind Act by Diane Ravitch over a decade after it was passed in 2001, and a look at the marketization of American public schools by Dissent magazine's Joanne Barkan. Max Miller asks, "What is intelligence?" and Yann Martel teaches a skill that even 21st century students still need to master: writing.