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The Time to Mine for Gold Is Now

The Time to Mine for Gold Is Now

The Time to Mine for Gold Is Now By Linda Dobson Please join me for a moment and think back to your schooling. Do you recall an over-arching message throughout the 12-17 years of all the lessons, talks, and goals of the time? If you're like most, the folks in charge of "educating" you stated - repeatedly - that you want to do well with your [...]

SPECIAL REPORT: K12 SUED FOR LACK OF PERFORMANCE – BY SHAREHOLDERS

SPECIAL REPORT: K12 SUED FOR LACK OF PERFORMANCE – BY SHAREHOLDERS

SPECIAL REPORT: K12 Sued for Lack of Performance - By Shareholders By Mary McCarthy A few weeks ago my local paper, The Reflector, printed an article announcing a new K12 affiliate near me. It is named Local River Academy (LRA) (name changed). There was no mention that the public school district is serving as “Host.” I checked [...]

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur: Part 3

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur: Part 3

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur: Part 3 By John Gatto 5. If Good and Evil are the first responsibility that has to be accepted, the second is the necessity of work. I stress "necessity" because it is independent of personal wealth, cleverness, or genius. Education doesn't just happen, not even to the [...]

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur: Part 2

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur: Part 2

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur Part 2 By John Taylor Gatto 3. What I learned from watching kids for thirty years is that it's almost impossible to know your true self without knowing deeply your parents' true selves at the same time. No one can really live easily without insight into our parents, and [...]

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur

The 4 Crucial Responsibilities to Accept Before Education Can Occur Part 1 By John Taylor Gatto I've cast about for some use this schoolteacher can be to an enterprise about education and found a way - I'm going to reflect on what kind of ground educational seeds grow best in, what needs to happen before an education does. True [...]

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