An analysis and critique of modern educational values and formal academics.
Essays discussing dilemmas facing the modern American classroom.
Observations on high school drop-outs and society.
There is only one way to get better teachers. Pay them more.
The assumption that a diploma means educated is not well founded.
A stab at E. D. Hirsch's misplaced criticism of John Dewey.
Shawn Olson criticizes the standard battle between educators promoting exclusive learning styles.
Shawn Olson calls for more inclusion of nature in education.
There is a paradox concerning a parent's push for good grades. The kids don't care about learning.
A story of a school's persecution of students.
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