How to Reform Education? One District Considers Students’ Needs

by Erin Albanese

Lydia Hernandez took the day off from volunteering at the elementary school to prepare a big meal for visitors from the district's human-centered design team. Around the table, team members interviewed her for 90 minutes about her husband, who was at work, her background and her education. They asked her about dreams for her children, Kevin, an eighth-grader and Kaylee, a fourth-grade...