Tuesday, February 16, 2016

How I’d Change Grade School

Research indicates that the growing emphasis on academic rigor in grade school is ineffectual at best and counterproductive at worst. Several months ago, a pair of studies threw early education enthusiasts into disarray. The first compared the subsequent achievement of kids enrolled in an academic pre-k program to kids who were not (PDF). By first grade, the kids who’d […]

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