On Contact: The Failing, Increasingly Corporatised American Education System With Author Nikhil Goyal

Education for the wealthy and depressingly drone-like programming for the poor.

By Chris Hedges
On Contact / RT (4/8/17)

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses how to salvage the American education system with Nikhil Goyal, author of “Schools on Trial: How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our Educational Malpractice”. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil explores the regimentation of education spurred by the No Child Left Behind Act.

Link To 29-Minute Video


Talks at Google / Nikhil Goyal: “Schools On Trial”

Talks At Google (3/1/16)

Nikhil Goyal stops by Google NYC to chat about his book: “Schools On Trial: How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our Educational Malpractice.” A journalist and activist all of twenty years old whom the Washington Post has dubbed a “future education secretary” offers both a scathing indictment of our teach-to-the-test-while-killing-the-spirit educational assembly line and maps out a path for all of our schools to harness children’s natural aptitude for learning by creating an atmosphere conducive to freedom and creativity. He prescribes an inspiring educational future that is thoroughly democratic and experiential, and one that utilizes the entire community as a classroom.

Link To 59-Minute Video