Thanks to Will Brehm for the interview on FreshEd Podcast. Listen to hear more about learning equity and the connection between education and development. Find the interview and the transcript at the link below: http://www.freshedpodcast.com/danwagner/ "What’s the connection between education and development? My guest today, Dan Wagner, argues that it’s past time to move beyond conceptualizing development as economic growth. For Dan, the framework we should use is learning as
Positive social change is not for the timid. In the course of the federal trial over Harvard’s affirmative action policies, the university had to defend policies created in an attempt to bring a more diverse group of students to a campus that has long been a preserve of the white elite. Harvard’s admissions’ practices, from their interpretation of regression scores to the influence of donors and legacy admission, have been put in the spotlight. A complex picture has emerged.