An articulate argument for wholesale educational reform which addresses systemic failures, by ExcelinEd CEO Patricia Levesque.
Grade levels must become less rigid. A middle school math whiz may well move through geometry and Algebra 2 by the end of eight grade, but still work at grade level in language arts. Such are the strengths and weaknesses of individual kids. And up until now, we haven’t had the ability to design an education system with the flexibility to adjust to those differences.
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