Daily Archives: August 5, 2013

Utah Legislator: End Compulsory Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
State Senator Aaron Osmond of Utah has called for an end to compulsory education. Osmond says that parents are expecting too much of the schools. He believes that education should be a choice,…

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Have We Lost Our Sense of Shame?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In reflecting on the sordid Anthony Weiner story, I wrote that civilization depends to some extent on the survival of a sense of shame. Shame makes people regretful of bad behavior and minimizes…

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