If you ever get a chance to blow an 8th grader’s mind, seize it.
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A half century after desegregation, privatization means resegregation
All things public education seem to converge in an overwhelming, frustrating mess, but this musing on the chaos is dedicated to just one of the beast’s many heads: privatization. And with the collection of –tion words in play, I would add one more equation: education + privatization = taxation without representation.
Best parenting mantra ever
In this fantastic NYT piece on raising successful children, Madeline Levine takes American parenting culture to task on some of our common ‘helpful’ behaviors. Her most prescient advice is that we first worry about ourselves.