The Man on Thursday 2: On Friday (Sigh)

Alas, my promise to myself last week to keep up on these “Man on Thursday” posts is broken- in the second week.  I blame my over-preparation for the coming school year.

That being the case, let’s make it one on education, a rather pointed critique in an age of FCAT and “Race to the Top”:

Obviously it ought to be the oldest things that are taught to the youngest people; the assured and experienced truths that are put first to the baby.  But in a school today the baby has to submit to a system that is younger than himself.  The flopping infant of four actually has more experience, and has weathered the world longer than the dogma to which he is made to submit.”


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