Can pass a test, but still useless?
By Murray Bourne, 10 Jul 2005
The interesting debate about No Child Left Behind continues. Stacy Debroff, in an article on MSNBC Today[no longer available], laments that...
Instead of raising children who love to learn and solve problems creatively, we are raising a generation of terrific test takers.
Hmmm - it sounds a lot like the affliction that traditional Asian schools suffer from. While Asian schools, especially those in Singapore, try to move away from a rigid exam-based system and move towards a more creativity and problem-based approach, the US is moving in the opposite direction.
Education seems to be one big experiment...
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