Schooling in general, the current public education system and anything that relates to learning.

Posts in the Education category

The value of reading - 24 Oct 2006

As a follow-up to the post about a new type of school, here’s an article by Dan Poynter loaded chock full of statistics about books and reading. It was summarized by Mike Pope. The part that floored me was who is reading (and who is not) One-third of high school graduates never read another book […]

A new type of school - 08 Sep 2006

I was floored when I learned about a new type of school. It reminded me of the quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson. If the colleges were better, if they really had it, you would need to get the police at the gates to keep order in the onrushing multitude. See in college how we thwart […]