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At last, someone who I agree with completely. It’s time to shut schools down.

You’ve been writing about our educational system for decades. What’s the most pressing need in public education right now?
Shut down the public education system.

That’s pretty radical.
I’m roughly quoting (Microsoft chairman) Bill Gates, who said, “We don’t need to reform the system; we need to replace the system.”

I just feel it’s inevitable that there will have to be change. The only question is whether we’re going to do it starting now, or whether we’re going to wait for catastrophe.

Source: Alvin Toffler, Future School, Edutopia

The sky is falling, the sky is falling. Where’s my handy-dandy trash-can lid?

via Web 2.0 and School Administrators

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