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A Great Change Is Needed

20 Mar

The article on Homeschooling has provoked a wonderful debate by both sides and I invite you to read the interesting insights given by the mother who chose this option for her child. But now I would like to focus on the school system itself which has become semi-paralyzed by so many restrictions emanated from NCLB (No Child Left Behind) legislation. We spend more time testing and teaching to the test than we do on instruction; teachers are hobbled by rules and regulations, some of them totally unnecessary, and by the fear of being sued by the parents if we “punish” the child excessively, a word that has as many definitions as there are people.

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