We love to say that we are all in this together. But who exactly is included in this declaration of togetherness? We are living in a period that is anything but a common, universalizing, and unifying moment. Should we change the way we speak of solidarity?
If you don’t define the problem, the problem defines you. Clear direction for action is pursuant to sharpness of clarity on the problem. Yes, your definition is inadequate and incomplete, requiring evolution and iteration, but it defines the next step.
The power of educational institutions does not reside in their pedagogy, their learning environments, nor in the resources they provide. The power of a school is the authority to certify, accredit and credentialize the completion of a curriculum.