Voters need to stop thinking of the federal government as something separate from themselves that can solve all their problems relating to education. Effective education begins at home. So do effective education policies.
If computer use in the classroom stunts the development of other forms of learning, then the fact that “all students in grades K-2 have iPad Minis and all students grades 3-12 have Chromebooks” is nothing to brag about.
Parents need to put their fingers in their ears and shut out the steady barrage of unrealistic hype about “every child must go to college”â€”especially when it’s directed at children under the age of fourteen.