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Beyond the Classroom

Donn Weinholtz

3/27/14

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Donn Weinholtz, professor of educational leadership in the University of Hartford's College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP), outlines his long-standing commitment to educational reform and his role in the creation and development of the City of Hartford's system of magnet schools. Weinholtz also outlines the differences between magnet schools and charter schools. He talks about evaluating school performance using the concept of multiple intelligences; and the current crisis in education as a reflection of our economic crisis;

Weinholtz also describes his work in the Quaker peace education movement; the Friends' Committee on National Legislation; the Friends' Association for Higher Education; his forthcoming book, Quaker Perspectives on Higher Education; the Quaker "testimonies" as useful principles for improving higher education; the connection between militarism and capitalism; peace education in Rwanda; and his blog, Transform the Military Budget; .

Donn Weinholtz
professor of educational leadership

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