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3 Ideas to Prevent Killing Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking in Kids

Todd Kashdan | Posted 07.16.2011 | Education
Todd Kashdan

If we want kids to experience a sense of wonder and discover new information, generate novel ideas, and derive their own conclusions after a discussion, then the current educational system is a failure.

Educating for Democracy: The Graduation 'Numbers Game'

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

Of course, if the "school reform" mania reaches higher education, then the next step in the destruction of public education will be to tie funding to college graduation rates.

Rage Against the Machine: Why We Should Be Skeptical About Standardized Test Scores

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Snider

The educational decisions now made in part on standardized test scores are neither few nor inconsequential. This is hardly about who gets a sticker for a job well done.