The Answer Sheet: The Dalai Lama
On the Forbes list of the 68 most powerful people in the world you will find government leaders, bankers, religious figures, a drug trafficker and Oprah Winfrey. But you won't find an educator, and there's one who should have been on the list.
By 09:13 AM ET, 11/05/2010 |
Education Secretary Duncan
powerful people list,
An education conference began in the nation’s capital today but it was not about standardized tests, national content standards, merit pay for teachers, or charter schools.
Educators, scientists, the Dalai Lama and others came together to discuss how to cultivate in students the qualities not normally given much attention in most schools: social responsibility, self-control, compassion.
By 02:51 PM ET, 10/08/2009 |
Marian Wright Edelman,
The Dalai Lama,