American Schools are Failing Non Conformist Kids

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http://www.newrepublic.com/article/114527/self-regulation-american-schools-are-failing-nonconformist-kids

“What we’re teaching today is obedience, conformity, following orders,” says the education historian Diane Ravitch, author of The Death and Life of the Great American School System.

“The saddest, most soul-crushing thing is the negative self-image. We think kids don’t understand what’s happening, but they do. There’s this quiet reinforcement that something is wrong with them. That’s the thing that’ll kill.”

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