Theodore Mitau Lecture, featuring Alfie Kohn

4:45 PM  - 6:30 PM
Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Alexander G. Hill Ballroom, Kagin Commons

"“Many Children Left Behind: "School Reform" and Corporate-Style Education Policy ”

Alfie Kohn was described by Time magazine as “perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.” An independent scholar, he is the author of 12 books and scores of articles about education, human behavior, and social theory. Among those books: No Contest: The Case Against Competition, Punished by RewardsThe Schools Our Children Deserve, and Feel-Bad Education. Kohn’s articles, meanwhile, have appeared in publications ranging from the Review of Educational Research to the New York Times, and from The Nation to the Harvard Business Review. He lives (actually) in the Boston area, and (virtually) at www.alfiekohn.org.

Reception to follow.

Contact: Paul Dosh,

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff, Faculty, Parents and Families and Public

Admission: Free

Sponsored By: Political Science

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