The Nation covers Free University Week Sept 18-22

The Nation published an article today about the Free University’s “experiment in radical education and an attempt to create education as it ought to be.”

How do you solve a problem like the American higher education system? …

They’ve begun by transforming a patch of Manhattan’s Madison Square Park into an open-air, collectively-run university of sorts, where “horizontal learning” replaces traditional professor-student hierarchies and top-down educational models….For [Dominique] Nisperos, the project is a testament to the belief that “education is something we can all take part in, control, and produce.”

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