Friday, November 12, 2010

Race to Nowhere

We're showing The Race To Nowhere tonight at The Post Oak School. It is a film that documents the results of an educational system dominated by test scores as its ultimate result. High test scores = Achievement. Unfortunately, the drive to garner high test scores, good grades, and admission to highly selective colleges has
D E R A I L E D education.

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
-- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Are we losing our soul?