Daily Archives: June 18, 2016
The city Education Department has no record of how it spent $347 million earmarked to upgrade internet service at middle schools, an audit showed Sunday. In fact, I did find out eventually where this quote came from: Some part of it is derived from Macaulay’s later description of Bengal, in his essay on Clive, where he talked about the state being one of the richest in the world. In a way, I am confronting Macaulay in my own way: I am sure he would not have wanted me to engage with the world in my own terms.
As Vision states, a good basic STEM education is vital for citizens to make informed, evidence based decisions and fully participate in an increasingly technological world. So, Macaulay arguing for an imperial system of education may or may not be fair, but it is usual.
More than any other issue, education can unite …Read More