Sunday, June 18, 2006

How Public Education Cripples Our Kids, And Why

So all my childs [must have skipped English class should be child's instead of childs. That's the teacher in me, wink wink] problems with learning and behavior come from the boredom of being schooled (imprisioned) for the first 12 years of his life?
The article is interesting, however the most engaging part of this Digg article has been the online comments generated by the "Digg-nation". Some comments really hit the issue of our public education on the nose. Others supported the various agendas present in all public debates of education. Some how, none of the contributors had any solutions. Funny how that works. I have a supportive administration that asks one thing from classroom teachers when we have a complaint - come up with a workable solution. If not, shut-up and teach. It works for me most of the time.

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