Tossing Out Knowledge with the Bathwater (Race to Nowhere)

Posted on November 7, 2012 by Sally Mesarosh

Archimedes’ bathtub and this modern educational challenge came to mind while reading Friday’s story by the Tribune’s Stacie Spring about a gathering of educators, parents and students at Mesa Community College to watch a 2009 documentary, “Race to Nowhere.” Spring wrote that the film “focuses on how many students are over-tested, over-stressed and willing to do anything to get good grades.”

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East Valley Tribune. November 7, 2012

http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/columns/east_valley_voices/article_54afce16-1a4b-11e2-ba85-001a4bcf887a.html