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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 24 2013: Well I for one am all about making eduction more individualistic and humanitarian-like. Education should include more than just topics for our brains; our emotions are highly underdeveloped, resulting in an immature society, and thus should require a sector in education for that.

    Not only for the individual, but for large groups as well. There should be educational classes on how to be a better person, including awareness for stigmatized issues, serious issues, identifying some of the most common problems that neighbors face like human trafficking and child abuse or mental health issues that people hide and shove away. THAT's my proposition for bettering education... my theory is that if some emotional concerns are looked at then kids will less likely be wanting to cheat, to be competitive, to bully, because they would have learned how to handle those feelings and situations.

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