Tony Wagner, Harvard Education Innovation Fellow, says:
“Today knowledge is ubiquitous, constantly changing, growing
exponentially… Today knowledge is free. It’s like air, it’s like water.
It’s become a commodity… There’s no competitive advantage today in
knowing more than the person next to you. The world doesn’t care what
you know. What the world cares about is what you can do with what you
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Although his take on the necessity of a "competitive edge" does not mirror my reasons for including it here, his observations, about the system as a whole, which include the words lackluster and downfall, do.
Getting off the Bus
Mandatory public education was set up as a control technique. It exists as an out of control regulatory body, enforcing conformity and subservience in our children. It is a most powerful tool of the slavery system, blatant in its dependence on judgment, while stifling creative brilliance. It is time to end it. Click here for a free Download of "America's School Bus".