Education was once a luxury of the few. Confined to classrooms with four walls, a limited number of desks and a one-size fits-all model, there was no room for people who lacked the time or money to earn their college degree, or even a high school diploma. This is no longer the case. In the […]
Democratizing Education: Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of…Higher Education?
The idea that every person should have access to affordable education isn’t new—Thomas Jefferson proclaimed it essential to any democratic nation. In 1789, Massachusetts served an important historical role in requiring government provide school for all. Education, however, remained mostly private and inaccessible for the masses due to 18th and 19th century views of the public as “barbaric.” […]