My Own Experience With Public School

My Own Experience With Public School

Lector over at Men of the West recently posted on Stupid Teachers, and his experience getting placed in a remedial reading class. The highlight was the total inability of the school administration to believe their own eyes about his ability to read but instead believe a failed multiple choice standardized test that he had obviously answered one-off. I've generally avoided tooting my own horn, but it echoed all too many experiences I had. That said, I didn't deal well with school and it showed, especially in my overall grades / GPA. I didn't pull some of the stunts he did,  such…

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Socialization

Socialization

The first time I stumbled across the header pic, I immediately loved it, and loved the reaction of several friends I passed it onto who, being pro-homeschoolers, sometimes missed that critical second word just long enough to start out on how "socialization wasn't that important and... wait." - and then laugh. On a more serious note, though, Peter Grant points us to this article he wrote at the Mad Genius Club: As the Tennessee Department of Education prepares to roll out new academic standards in math, English, social studies and science, it’s turning attention to creating the state’s…

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