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What can we do to change education?

My name is Hunter. I am a senior in High School and my english class recently watched this video.
This question was asked to me by a teacher to me back in 9th grade. His take on this was that there should not be an A - F grading scale because all kids do is shoot for an A. That's all. Nothing past that. All they need is an A to make everyone happy. I agree with this statement 100%. The problem is, how do we fix this? What scale can we use in order to make schooling more beneficial to future students? How do we get students to reach their full potential?

Topics: education

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  • Apr 11 2013: I think we need to go back to the basics. Respect, honesty, responsibility, self worth, a job well done, doing their best, having fun, being compassionate, sharing.....integrity.....need I go on. Even though passion leads the way, the way in which we lead has the most impact. Kids need to feel competent in the world, their community and with others.Kids who learn these characteristics will feel capable, encouraged and will make the most of their journey and contribute to the world positively. Some might say they should learn that at home......I say its so important we need to make sure.

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