education Archive

It’s the education, stupid …

The headline on this post is inspired by both the 1992 Clinton campaign meme, and by my personal belief – shared by many – that education in the U.S. is in trouble, and will sink us if we don’t act decisively and quickly to change a broken system. The infographic tells the story. You can [&hellip

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Why is business expected to pay for healthcare in the US?

I’ve asked this question frequently over the years, starting in the ’80s, continuing to today … and I’ll keep it up until someone realizes that it’s a failed paradigm. What we have here, kidz, is what happens when a society decides that socialism is anathema, but doesn’t empower and educate its citizens about how to [&hellip

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Dear kids: school is your job. Act accordingly.

It has become accepted wisdom that public schools in the US are failing their students. I confess to believing some of that conventional wisdom: I think we’re losing generation after generation of inner-city and rural kids with sub-par schools and technology. I also think that inner-city schools have become both a dumping ground for teachers [&hellip

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The Powerful + Multifaceted Story That Is Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is a great example of an innovative thinker – that she’s been able to bring her gifts to the world is testament to her own determination, and that of her family and teachers. Who are the heroes that are being sidelined by standardized education? Who will help them bring their innovative thinking to the world

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