- Sep 21, 2012
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This lengthy essay contains some interesting comments on our current education system and what will be needed to prepare students for the future. Not being an educator, I can’t really comment on it and am only presenting it for discussion.
Reform may never be “finished,” but we’ll know that our K–12 system is succeeding when almost all parents are satisfied customers and when almost all graduates:
Successfully complete some form of postsecondary education, whether it be a technical credential, two- or four-year degree, or military training;
Become self-sufficient soon after completing their education, with a rewarding career that can support a family; and
Participate as active and informed citizens in our democracy and civil society institutions.
At last! An educator who looks beyond academia. Is he actually indicating that trades might be acceptable for our youth?
More @ Where Education Reform Goes from Here – The Thomas B. Fordham Institute – Medium
Student learning gaps persist in several subjects—including civics education @ Student learning gaps persist in several subjects—including civics education