Chicken Little Journalism Fails Education (Again and Again): Up Next, the Science of Science?

Media coverage, however, will not (cannot?) reach for a different playbook; U.S. public education is always in crisis and the sky is falling because schools (and teachers) are failing.

Two facts: education is not in crisis and this isn’t falling. (Photo by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash)

P. L. Thomas, Professor of Education Furman University, taught high school English before moving to teacher education.