Lauren Gibbs explains how economic disaster could change the Sisyphean fate of education research
THE GREEK MYTH OF SISYPHUS tells the tale of a king punished with a fate of rolling an impossibly large boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down. This was to be repeated for eternity. So goes evidence-based education reform: there are many different hills and many rocks, but whatever rocks eventually do get somewhere, they seem to roll right back down in a few years.
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