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
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
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
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?