School is a prison — and damaging our kids

Parents send their children to school with the best of intentions, believing that’s what they need to become productive and happy adults. Many have qualms about how well schools are performing, but the conventional wisdom is that these issues can be resolved with more money, better teachers, more challenging curricula and/or more rigorous tests.

But what if the real problem is school itself? The unfortunate fact is that one of our most cherished institutions is, by its very nature, failing our children and our society.

A very fascinating (and profoundly sad) read.

For the full story, head over to www.salon.com. It’s a wonder this country still finds any innovation to contribute to our increasingly global economy. 😦

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