Oct 19, 2015
Bruce Deitrick Price says, "The traditional view is simply stated: the purpose of public education is to take each child as far as each child can be taken. Who can disagree with that?
If a school is aiming for less, that school would seem to me to be guilty of malpractice or false advertising. Doesn’t the word “education” imply a striving for excellence? At the end of each school year, children are presumed to know more than at the start. Isn’t that a reasonable presumption?