Horace Mann -- called "the father of American public education" -- wrote six core principles. School psychologist Chandler Creedon makes the case that these six principles, which form the basis of public education, are as important today as they were when Mann wrote them in the 1800s. Creedon is a school counselor and psychologist at the Horace Mann Middle School in Franklin.
Recorded at MTA ED Talks: Big Ideas About Education on August 1, 2016, in Amherst, MA. Views expressed in this video are those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent the views of the Massachusetts Teachers Association.