Back to School

How many millions of kids returned to school this week in the U.S. alone? More than 55,000,000 from what I’ve read. Is school fulfilling its purpose for them? I well remember the late 1950s when the big issue was—are Soviet kids getting a better science and math education that Americans?  This was a big problem.  After all, they beat us into space. The curricula changes resulting did nothing to improve literacy, not to mention productivity, citizenship and character.  Yet what is … [Read more...]