"What's the difference between truth and fiction?
Fiction has to make sense." -- Attributed to Mark Twain
Wednesday, March 01, 2006
"Attack of the Mindnumbed Educators" by Thomas Segel
Someone is finally speaking out against the overzealous school administrators and teachers who go all out to "protect students' self-esteem" and wind up robbing them of learning important life lessons. I love the opening sentence:
Have those who are charged with the education of our children all been infected with some mind-numbing virus? To read reports coming in from schools around the country that would appear to be the case.