The author asserts that it’s time for us to “measure” schools by the values we believe in for public life in general, and to “measure” our students, then, by the long-term impact they will have on our larger society and the vitality of our democracy.
Meier, D. (2012). Schooling of and for Democracy. Occasional Paper Series, 2012 (27). Retrieved from http://educate.bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/vol2012/iss27/8