Perhaps, then, the solution to our educational woes is not the new, up-and-coming curriculum that every school is following, nor an increased emphasis on testing, nor the latest and greatest tech devices. Perhaps students just need truth.
Success Academy Charters were founded by Eva Moskowitz in 2006 and seek to bring academic rigor, logical thinking, and joy to the classroom.
Education can truly help make America great. But it depends on what you mean by “education.”
But historically, the education of the public has never been value-neutral. It can’t be.
This tendency toward educational specialization might be of concern for those who currently live in societies that espouse democratic ideals.
Socrates famously said that “the unexamined life is not worth living.” So also, the unexamined education is not worth having.
A Tiffany & Co. ad gives cause to reflect on the true purpose of education.