If You Want Quality Improvement, Engage People in Collective Action

March 21, 2017

One of the top ten Carnegie Commons Blog posts of 2016, “Organizing for Transformational Change,” discusses Hahrie Han‘s ideas for catalyzing change, presented at the 2016 Summit for Improvement in Education. “We’re not going to close the achievement gap just by giving people more information,” she says. “We’re not going to improve teacher quality simply through some new technology. We need more than just a persuasive argument, a better piece of technology, or a catchier ad.” Instead, the way to solve problems of power, said Han, is “to engage other people in action.” Read more here.