by Michael Carberry
Michael Carberry is the founder and director of the Whole Life Learning Center, in Austin. He is also a writer, speaker and educational consultant who is currently completing an M.A. in Holistic Education from the SelfDesign Graduate Institute. The following is an abridgment of Carberry’s October 2014 article on Alt Ed Austin, where he sums up his views on the current state of education and what truly meaningful reform looks like.
I believe in standardizing automobiles. I do not believe in standardizing human beings. Standardization is a great peril which threatens American culture. ~Albert Einstein