Schools are not factories; children (even other people's children) are more than marketable products; exemplary teaching is not production work; Pavlovian training does not produce innovation.
May 2010 Archives
Sometimes we learn less from the answers we are sure of than from the questions that we puzzle over for a lifetime. Perhaps there may be more to learning than that which be measured.
When funding for school becomes a charitable endeavor, our public education system is on the auction block to the highest bidder.