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Be Glad for Our Failure to Catch Up with China in Education

Education professor Yong Zhao suggests that the American school system is like a sausage machine that isn’t very good at producing sausages, and that’s why it’s better than the Chinese school system, which is very good at producing sausages.

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Doing More Time in School: An Unimaginative, Mean Proposal

When will educators realize that people learn best when they are happy? Schools fail because they make children unhappy. More time in school won’t fix that.

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