Tuesday, 11 March 2014

A. A. Gill: Schools Are Ruining Our Kids | Vanity Fair

A. A. Gill: Schools Are Ruining Our Kids | Vanity Fair

Read the full article from the link above.


'In the 100 years since we really got serious about education as a universally good idea, we’ve managed to take the 15 years of children’s lives that should be the most carefree, inquisitive, and memorable and fill them with a motley collection of stress and a neurotic fear of failure. Education is a dress-up box of good intentions, swivel-eyed utopianism, cruel competition, guilt, snobbery, wish fulfillment, special pleading, government intervention, bu­reauc­racy, and social engineering.'
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