The President lays out his principles for fixing No Child Left Behind and reforming our education system.
Students have lost their capacity of creation simply because our teaching methods don't stimulate innovation and free-thinking.
I don't claim to be an expert in education. I am still a student and I speak for myself. I believe that students should have a voice in the education system today, because mainly they are the ones who are being educated.
The control of education should be in the hands of students. They should be centered first and foremost. Many people have written about ways to change education, but what good has it done if we are leaving out the voice of the students? Years continue to pass, some students graduate, some fail out, some drop out and nothing really changes.
The education system reminds me of a dictator that is unwilling to step down. I'm aware that no education system is perfect, and I believe they are all the same across the world.
We memorize, study for the test and forget, only to know 10 years later what an atrocious world we have been constructing.
I strongly feel that our methodologies in schools are demolishing creativity. Students have lost their capacity of creation simply because our teaching methods don't stimulate innovation and creativity. Remember being a kid and wanting to play around? No one told you how to use your imagination or taught you how to be creative.
You pretended you were an astronaut and imagined traveling in space. Being naturally creative, you asked questions like "Why is the grass green? Then came school, a child's worst nightmare. You learned to live in a rotten environment.
You were bullied, made fun of, and you had this teacher that told you to stop dreaming and live in reality. So what did you learn at school?
You learned to stop questioning the world, to go with the flow, and that there's only one right answer to each question.National, state, and local research, policy and advocacy to improve the lives of kids. Donate; The undersigned organizations write to express our support for AB (Weber).
educators and the broader public experienced previously with the two separate accountability systems used under the No Child Left Behind Act. Jan 12, · After years of dancing around Congress to help states evade the No Child Left Behind Act, the Obama administration thinks it's .
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Jul 23, · The federal government has made hefty financial commitments to education in recent years, including the implementation of No Child Left Behind and the subsequent waivers from the standards-based.
Asian American Students & the No Child Left Behind Act A Special Report of the ASIAN AMERICAN LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND ASIAN AMERICAN LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND ASIAN AMERICAN LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND 99 Hudson Street 12th Floor New York, NY Sep 29, · The ESSA is in many ways a U-turn from the current, much-maligned version of the ESEA law, the No Child Left Behind Act.